This Inspiring Photo Series Draws the Future for NICU Babies
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This Inspiring Photo Series Draws the Future for NICU Babies

Sleeping takes up most of the day for the babies born early (between 25 and 37 weeks gestation, with legs barely thicker than a pencil — cue the awws) who live their first few weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit (aka NICU) at the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. Now some of those little ones are starring in this sweet series, “From the NICU to the Moon.”

The photos, taken by communications team member Chrissie Gallentine, in collaboration with Matchstic — a brand identity house — imagine the possible futures ahead for these tiny warriors. The NICU nurses know these babies have major prospects because they witness the fight in their little bodies on a daily basis.

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These adorable little ones have big dreams — we want to know what yours are. Let us know in the comments below.