13. A preemie may give the impression that he is not growing as quickly as a full-term peer, but in a year or two that illusion vanishes.

14.  Long after your baby has come home, adjusted age may come into play again as you consider things like when to begin kindergarten or in which cabin to place her at camp.

15. Preemies parents learn about their babies’ challenges and advocate for them. They become educated in how to best help their children reach their milestones in life and live good lives. Therapies like physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy can be great partners in keeping those miracle babies on track.