How the Story of My Premature Boy Can Help First Time Moms

People often compliment my premature son because they haven’t seen a 1-year-old so active.

I always smile, and with wholehearted joy, I explain that my son is actually 2 years-old. And then I say, out of habit, “He’s just small.”

But he’s not just small.

My son was born at 31 weeks of gestation after many complications with my pregnancy.