condition: Bronchopulmonary Dysplaysia (BPD)

Autymn’s Story

Autymn’s parents have always called her a “miracle baby.” Delivered at a Kentucky hospital just a few days after Christmas, 26-week old Autymn weighed only 1 pound 6 ounces at birth. She was immediately put on specialized equipment in the NICU to help her underdeveloped lungs breathe. Doctors told the Tacketts that Autymn had bronchopulmonary […]

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The Miracle of Jayzon

Jayzon’s mom calls him “Champ” for good reason. Born weighing only thirteen ounces a little more than a year ago, this special preemie has gone through quite a fight in his short life. He has chronic lung disease, which led to his quickly getting a tracheostomy and G-tube. “The odds were totally against him,” says […]

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