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NICU Patient Stories

Miracle Moments

In Ballad Health’s neonatal intensive care units, our region’s smallest patients get the care they need to thrive.

Our experts help sick and premature babies through their first weeks and months of life, so they can grow up strong and healthy.

Get to know some of these little miracles.

Courtney Good, NICU Patient

When Martha Goode remembers her daughter Courtney’s birth day, she goes cold. That day, she went into labor 15 weeks early. A mere 1 lb., 8 oz., Courtney spent more than four months in Holston Valley Medical Center’s NICU.

Read the rest of Courtney’s story here.

Higgs Feagins, NICU Patient

Laura Feagins was excited to become a mother. But her intense labor and C-section meant a NICU stay for son Higgs, as well as her own time in ICU. She and her family were grateful for Holston Valley’s expert care and incredible compassion.

Read the rest of Higgs’ story here.