An avid golfer and dedicated neonatologist, Dr. Ralph Schrager always dreamed of a way to help babies while playing golf at the same time. Thank you for everyone who made this a wonderful event. All proceeds benefit Abington Hospital NICU babies & their families. CLICK HERE for pictures from the event.
Premies Who Overcame Much Will Get Scholarships. By Don Sapatkin, Philadelphia Inquirer.
To honor two people for their service to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health, neonatologists there are starting college scholarship funds in their names - and awarding the initial scholarships to the two babies who have most touched their hearts by overcoming adversity. (click for full article)
College Scholarships Set Up for Abington NICU Graduates. By Linda Finarelli, Montgomery Media (full article)
The Parent Trip: Martha and Paul Sharkey of Wyndmoor. By Andee Hochman, Philadelphia Inquirer.
Paul marked each hour. The neonatologist at Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health said that every day the twins remained in utero strengthened their chances of survival. Martha had been there since the start of her 23d week, when her pregnancy suddenly took a turn for the scary. (click for full article)
It was the snapshot with Goofy that grabbed her heart. Even before a date for drinks turned into a four-hour conversation, even before she realized she hadn't stopped laughing all night, Lisa was smitten with Fred's eHarmony picture, taken on a family trip to Disney World. (full article)
When Vanessa, near the end of her second trimester, woke up to a bed wet with amniotic fluid and blood, she was certain this pregnancy was a gamble gone bad. She and Kevin already had one child - 3-year-old Brooke, a surprise baby who was born on Halloween. (full article)
Eliahna Riley Silva was born at 10:50 a.m. April 18, weighing one pound and 3.7 ounces. Evan Edward Obert-Thorn arrived six hours later at a much more manly one pound, 4.7 ounces. (full article)
Abington Memorial Hospital introduced the parents of sextuplets born there last week - Brendan and Stacey Carey of Feasterville - but all that was shown of the babies Monday morning was a fuzzy ultrasound. (full article)
Congratulations to NSCA Office Assistant Nick McGee for becoming Homecoming King at Central Bucks South!