My name is Harper Kelly Hubbard and I was born August 29, 2008. My mommy developed Pre-eclampsia during her 32nd week of pregnancy and was put on hospital bed rest in Williamsburg. Five days later, we were transported to Sentara Norfolk Hospital for a C-section. I was born seven weeks early weighing 3 pounds 14 ounces. I remained in the Second Level Nursery for five weeks and in an incubator for four of those weeks. I had a hard time eating and was sick twice.
This was a hard time for my family. Thank you so much for allowing Mommy to stay for the duration of my hospital stay. Because of you, she was able to be with me all day, every day. That was a very important piece to my recovery.
I just turned one this year! Developmentally and physically, I am now caught up or exceeded where I should be. I am such a happy and energetic little boy.
For my first birthday, Mommy and Daddy asked my friends and family to bring a donation to my party instead of a present. We received $800! I hope this money will help another family in need. Thank you so much!