Boone Family Birthplace's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) invites all NICU graduates and their families to celebrate at our 21st annual reunion on Saturday, October 7 at Cosmo Park in Columbia.
Like many new parents, Jenna and Tim Mitchell knew they had a lot to learn as they awaited the birth of their daughter — including the need to research options for the birth itself.
After talking to friends and learning about possible choices, Jenna decided she wanted a low-intervention childbirth experience.
At the moment of her birth, Hope already had a head of dark brown hair. All her features were tiny and beautiful — ears, nose, fingers.
Her parents noticed her second toe was a bit longer than her big toe — just like her dad.
Beth and Taylor Perry had just moved to Columbia from Georgia to open the Zaxby’s on Stadium Drive when they found out Beth was pregnant.
Our son Cooper was born at Boone Family Birthplace at 37 weeks on April 22, 2014 by emergency C-section and was in the ICN until the following Saturday, April 26.
As a nurse with 16 years of experience helping deliver babies, Marla Owen has witnessed the miracle of birth hundreds of times. Yet, there are three deliveries in particular that inspire her on a daily basis: the births of her three sons.
They pulled up to the hospital at 11 a.m. With no air conditioning, the car was sweltering hot, but she did not mind. She was just excited that her dad let her come along to pick mom up from work. But as the minutes passed by, the excitement dwindled.
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