Go Preemies!

Being born a preemie isn’t easy, but we’ve got some of the most famous figures in history to look up to. Go Preemies! tells the inspirational stories of the most accomplished leaders, scientists, athletes and artists, who were all born prematurely, like you!

Go Preemies!

Rocky River, Ohio

Overview

Go Preemies! was written for preemies of all ages as a fun, inspirational and educational guide that highlights the world-changing accomplishments that preemies have achieved, and can achieve, despite the challenges of their preterm birth. Written and illustrated by two adult preemies – and lifelong friends – the book is a perfect gift for families with new preemies, NICU graduates of all ages and as a library book at your NICU or Ronald McDonald House.

Go Preemies! tells the inspirational stories of the world’s most famous preemies through engaging illustrations and biographical sketches to provide preemie families with a sense of hope that their preemie can achieve anything, despite the physical and developmental setbacks of their birth.

A portion of book proceeds support book donations to NICUs and families in need.

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Support

Go Preemies! was written for preemies of all ages as a fun, inspirational and educational guide that highlights the world-changing accomplishments that preemies have achieved, and can achieve, despite the challenges of their preterm birth.

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Resources

A portion of book proceeds support book donations to NICUs and families in need. Being Part of the Preemie Parent Alliance, Go Preemies has it’s finger on the pulse of resources that help the most fragile of families.

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Additional Information

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

AP Male was a preemie like you! He was born three months and one week premature on February 14, 1977 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was cared for at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, where he has continued to be a study participant, volunteer, spokesperson and donor. Andy is a graduate of Northwestern, Harvard and Case Western universities and has had professional careers in consulting and banking. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio with his wife Maggie and his children, Max and Madeleine.

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR

Jamie Rockwell was a preemie like you! Born six weeks premature on February 9, 1978, he met Andy Male in Mrs. Brush’s second grade class at Chagrin Falls Elementary School. He started his art career as a 15-year-old caricature artist at Geauga Lake Park in Northeast Ohio and holds a Fine Arts degree from Miami University. In addition to working in print and digital design, Jamie has had illustrations published in books, magazines and in the Cincinnati Enquirer. He lives in Chagrin Falls, Ohio with his wife Lisa and son Henry.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

In this section, you will find questions that are frequently asked about Go Preemies!. If you have a question about Go Preemies!, their mission, or want to know more, please feel free to contact Preemie Parent Alliance and we will make sure your question is answered promptly.

What kind of families do you work with?

Go Preemies! tells the inspirational stories of the most accomplished leaders, scientists, athletes and artists, who were all born prematurely; uniting and inspiring preemie & non-preemie families all over the world.

What year were you established?

Go Preemies was established in 2014

What is your organization classification?

We are a for-profit organization

What is the geographical reach of your organization?

Go Preemies! supports families Nation wide.

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