A Message of Hope for The Family of the Premature Child...from People who Care and from Other Families of Premature Children
Click here to read about and remember Hailye, the first recipient of a Project Seahorse Packet
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What is Project Seahorse?
Project Seahorse, in existence since 2006, is an ongoing effort to provide encouragement and hope to families who have recently been thrust into the wonderful and frightening experience of having a premature child. At Neonatal Intensive Care Units across the country, great efforts are made by hospital staff and even volunteer groups to provide emotional support to families in the unit. Project Seahorse complements those efforts... (read more)
What's the story behind the Seahorse?
Project Seahorse was founded in 2006 by Phil and Lisa Roberts of Richmond Hill, Georgia. On November 4, 2005, in Phoenix Arizona Lisa gave birth to quadruplets--Benjamin, Casey, Danielle & Emily Roberts were born at 26 weeks and 6 days into the pregnancy, due to a sudden onset of severe pre-eclampsia. After the pregnancy, Lisa spent a scary week recovering in the adult ICU while the two of us found ourselves suddenly immersed... (read more)
How can I provide a Project Seahorse Gift Packet for the family of a premature baby?
You do not have to be a family with a premature child in order to help fund a Project Seahorse Packet to a family with a premature child. We encourage individuals, corporations, and anyone who wishes to help families with a premature baby to participate. Of course, in addition to these, we especially encourage families who have had a premature baby to consider contributing to this project, both financially and with your story... (read more)
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