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Moms Group Donates Gifts to Texas Health Plano NICU, Antepartum Patients
05/14/2013

Moms Group Donates Gifts to Texas Health Plano NICU, Antepartum Patients

PLANO, Texas — Being on bedrest in the hospital or knowing your baby is in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is tough. That’s why this Mother’s Day, instead of getting pampered, Dallas Preemie Parents organized a mom-to-mom gift exchange at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano — for Moms facing those medical challenges this holiday, from Moms who have previously been in their place.

“The donations provided a nice reminder to our NICU moms and moms-to-be that others have walked in their shoes before and encouragement along this journey,” said Michelle Kelly, R.N., NICU manager who organized the project with Dallas Preemie Parents.

A total of 16 Moms donated 37 gifts for Moms spending part or all of Mother’s Day in the hospital.

“We want to support all of our moms and allowing former NICU moms to give back is one way we are supporting them,” said Jacqueline Fox, who founded the local group and organized this first Adopt-A-Mom event.

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 368-bed acute care hospital and recognized clinical program leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano and surrounding areas since 1991. The hospital’s services include orthopedics, cardiovascular services, oncology, pediatrics and women’s services. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and 1,200 physicians on the medical staff. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL or visit TexasHealth.org/Plano.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 24 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, a large physician group, outpatient facilities, and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education.

For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.

Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital.

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