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November 08, 2005

Going Pink! Prematurity Awareness Day, November 15

Thanks to the March of Dimes, November 15th has been designated Prematurity Awareness Day.

November 15th will be a day that we both hold very near and dear to our hearts because we owe so much to the March of Dimes and the research they have conducted, which has played a huge part in the saving of our daughter Daisy's life. Like many of you, we were ignorant of the facts of prematurity, that 1 in every 8 births is due to prematurity and of those born early, roughly 80% survive.

In honor of Prematurity Awareness Day, we have turned the background of the Janney family Web site pink and placed a banner in the lower right-side nav to honor the pink and blue. Feel free to click on the banner, or links in this post, to learn more about Prematurity Awareness Day and what you can do on Nov. 15 to raise public awareness.

This is our way of thanking the March of Dimes for their endless quest to help save the lives of these tiny babies, and for teaching us what love, medicine and hope can accomplish.


     11.08.05 / Daisy Janney / born 07.03.05 / 2lbs-8oz / Samantha Janney

Posted by sam at November 8, 2005 09:10 PM in Daisy rant + Paul rant + Sam rant

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