For more than 26 years – an entire generation – the Holston Valley Medical Center neonatal intensive care unit has provided a high level of care for 9,000 local children. Just a few of their miracle stories are highlighted below.
When Laura Feagins' intense labor and C-section meant a NICU stay for son Higgs, as well as an ICU stay for her, she and her family were grateful for Holston Valley Medical Center’s care and compassion.
Little did the Wooten family know: their twin sons would
come to embody their greatest miracle. Ten weeks before their due date, their
mother went into labor. Soon after, her twin boys were transported to Holston Valley so they could receive
specialized medical attention.
After a high-risk pregnancy and difficult delivery, Carmen Frazier spent the first weeks of Molly’s life at Holston Valley Medical Center. Read her story.
At a mere 1 lb., 8 oz., Courtney spent more than four months in Holston Valley’s NICU. Today, the Good family still brings food and treats to families at Holston Valley, bringing something positive from their experience.
Destiny Anderson was a NICU patient. Now, she's a high school junior looking forward to attending college in the near future.
Dixie Robinette was a NICU patient. Now, she's a healthy, active little girl who loves her family and the outdoors.
Emily and Madison Surgener were born 10 weeks before their due date. Today, Emily and Madison are happy and healthy girls who are true miracles.
Emily Fox Ellis was a NICU patient. Now, she's a married mother of two with a nursing degree.
Ethan Gilliam was a NICU patient. Now 20, he attends college at East Tennessee State
Griffen Jones was a NICU patient. Now, nine years later, he is a thriving, athletic elementary student.
Even though Hank Beach's mother, Amanda, was a NICU nurse, nothing could have prepared her for his early delivery at just 27 weeks.
Hannah Marie and Savannah Elizabeth Milhorn are NICU patients, miracle kids and flourishing first-graders.
Heather Boyer was a NICU patient at Holston Valley. Today, she's a pharmacist and cares for patients in the very hospital that saved her.
Hunter Smith was born five weeks early. After enduring so much so early, Hunter is now a happy, thriving elementary school student.
Jake and Gracie Crawford say they may not have looked like much when they were born, but they've had great success and are now happy, healthy children thanks to the Holston Valley Medical Center NICU and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
John Benjamin Moore was a NICU patient. Now, he's an active little boy who enjoys sports and spending time with his family.
When Knox Robbins was born at 28 weeks gestation, his mother knew they were in for a challenge. But little did she know what a special journey was ahead – or about the angels she was about to meet.
Matthew Dunn was born two months early. After enduring so much so early, Matthew is now a high school senior who is passionate about music and looking forward to college.
Even before she was born, Lucy had a special NICU connection – her mother is a nurse there. But in spite of the many hours she'd worked in the NICU, Marti never imagined how much 12 days there with her new daughter would change her.
Babies Wendell, Haley and Nathan Farrell were born at just 31 weeks’ gestation. They needed special care – care they found at Holston Valley Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit. Read their story.
After 16 years trying to get pregnant, the Potters were thrilled to find out they were expecting twins. But their journey wasn't without complications, which led them to Holston Valley's NICU… and introduced them to their angels.
Thomas and Tiffany Whitt were born at 31 weeks gestation. Now 22, both twins lead full, productive lives.
Torrey Edmunds was a NICU patient at Holston Valley. Now a high school senior, he enjoys singing and has been a runner-up in Kingsport Idol for the past two years.
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