Love Notes

The Hannah Family

A mother of two young boys, Aisha Hanna from Maquoketa, Iowa was ready to bring her third child into the world, this time a baby

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The Nelson-Kite Family

To put it simply, the Nelson-Kite family from Happy Valley, Oregon just love spending time together. “As a family of five, we enjoy cooking and

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The Knapp Family

Shortly after learning they were pregnant with a little girl, Nicole and Andy Knapp went in for a routine appointment when an irregularity on the

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The Stonebraker Family

Rhiannon Stonebraker is no stranger to the Ronald McDonald House Family Room at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.  Both of her babies stayed at

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The Wilson Family

Emergencies happen without notice and families have little time to prepare for an extended stay at a hospital hours away from home. Packing a suitcase

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The Jones Family

Finding the best medical care can be expensive and stressful. Kentucky native Sydney Jones knows firsthand through her journey with Kylainah, her beautiful baby girl.

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The Graczyk Family

On a single day, the Graczyk family’s world changed forever. From an early age, Dawn and Eric Graczyk’s daughter, Marissa, struggled with health issues that

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The Lantz Family

In many ways, Hunter Lantz is just like any other 14-year-old boy who loves sports, playing with his dogs and finding any excuse to use

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The Geise Family

In 2014, Carrie and Nathan Geise began a new chapter of their story when their third daughter, Elizabeth, was born at twenty-eight weeks. They were

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The Downs-Hafley Family

We would like to introduce the Downs-Hafley family from Wickenburg, Arizona – mom Nannette, dad Harold and their son Marcelino. When Marcelino needed a specialist

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The Noel-Mobley Family

The Noel-Mobleys were told during their 20 week ultrasound that their child had complex chromosome traits that neither the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s

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The Stewart Family

Meet the Stewarts from Northeast Iowa! Melissa and Thomas have an eight year old son, a three year older daughter, and two year old twin

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The Recker Family

Trisha felt her water break at 22.5 weeks gestation. She was pregnant with fraternal triplets and knew that she needed to go to the hospital

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