Big Kids Sharing Photos of Themselves as Preemies Will Give Hope to So Many Moms

premature babies grown upAny parent of a premature baby experiences plenty of concerns and worries about his or her newborn. Putting some of those fears to rest, L'il Aussie Prems Foundation -- an Australian organization that provides support and services to parents of preemies -- asked families to share pictures of their children holding up photos from when they were preemies to prove the progress these little guys and gals have made. The response has been both heartwarming and inspiring.

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Be prepared to melt when you see these once–tiny newborns looking strong and healthy!

Xanthe Ofelia Wish. Born at 24 weeks 658 grams. Now age 8. Supporting us from the U.K. #foot4prems #green4prems #lilaussieprems

Posted by L'il Aussie Prems Foundation on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

If you're a parent of a premature baby, these photos have to offer much-needed hope and comfort. These illustrate the power of the human spirit, no matter how small one may start out.

Shine Seymour Lloyd. Born at 24 weeks 755 grams. Now age 10. Supporting from the U.K.#foot4prems #green4prems #lilaussieprems

Posted by L'il Aussie Prems Foundation on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

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(Miracle) Miles born at 23 weeks weighing 594 grams.#foot4prems #green4prems #lilaussieprems

Posted by L'il Aussie Prems Foundation on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

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Joshua born at 35+1 weeks.#foot4prems #green4prems #lilaussieprems

Posted by L'il Aussie Prems Foundation on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Aylah born at 35 weeks weighing 2060 grams.#foot4prems #green4prems #lilaussieprems

Posted by L'il Aussie Prems Foundation on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Caelan was born at 30 weeks weighing a tiny 942 grams. His family are putting a foot forward for prems by wearing green...

Posted by L'il Aussie Prems Foundation on Sunday, March 27, 2016

Ava was born at 34 weeks weighing 1980 grams. #foot4prems #lilaussieprems #green4prems

Posted by L'il Aussie Prems Foundation on Thursday, March 24, 2016

It's wonderful to see these former little ones looking so happy and hearty.

 

Images via OndroM/Shutterstock; L'il Aussie Prems Foundation/Facebook 

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