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Always hope for a healthy and happy baby but sometimes a bundle of joy can arrive prematurely.
As was the case for Chris and Vincent -- They're beautiful daughter -- Was born nine weeks early weighing less than three pounds she spent her first five weeks fighting for her life in the newborn intensive care unit today though.
Nina is an active seven year old with two siblings.
She and her parents are also the 2013 March of Dimes national ambassadors.
As well as my guest this morning.
Good morning to all three of you in England and I -- you have on the purple color for the March of Dimes it's the 75 anniversary.
Or March of Dimes -- here which makes it extra special to be the ambassador.
Chris I know that you were a nurse working.
These types of premature babies and then you found yourself in exactly the same situation like to head and it was quite the experience.
And as we say all parents have -- pin which have been.
Now at at expects.
AM it's considering -- know my patents to working.
-- -- it never -- but it.
Outcome was wonderful I mean it was two pounds fifteen ounces.
Fifteen inches long and spent five weeks.
I see you.
And look at how beautiful you turned out -- and -- -- seven and you're in the national ambassador for March of Dimes.
That means you're going to be on lots of airplanes tell me what you hope to do this.
And I'll help her.
Out a little things like that -- look at -- well.
Well that is a great mission -- interesting thing is you worked for GU we're selling the time type of equipment in these hospitals that they need to keep babies like -- -- Right it's it's pretty ironic you know -- were working for GE healthcare.
I'm in accuse virtually every day.
Working with the nurses and doctors.
Trying to get them the right equipment to take care babies like -- You would think with.
Some exposure to that there would be some you know familiarity and but we were never prepared for -- to Cheryl may be in that situation so you're never -- Never prepared but now you've experienced it you're gonna do this for a year.
I stick around because when we come back we're gonna learn how you can become involved in the -- from two dogs that.
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