Darren Doyle, story: photos courtesy of Michael Family:
A Brownsville family was honored as an Ambassador Family for the recent March of Dimes Foundation "March For Babies" Walk held this past Saturday in Bowling Green.
William and Sarah Michael and their children, Noah and Elaina who were both born prematurely, were able to tell their story at the event and how the March of Dimes assisted them in a time of need. Sarah said she was able to "encourage others to support this wonderful cause so they can continue to do research to help premature babies who are born too early and give them a fighting chance to survive. We got to speak at the event, be apart of the opening ceremonies, and lead the walk."
The March of Dimes foundation is focused on preventing birth defects and infant mortality. Sarah said the organization has led the way to discover the genetic causes of birth defects, to promote newborn screening, and to educate medical professionals and the public about best practices for healthy pregnancy.
The "March for Babies" event allowed participants to walk a mile to support those babies that were born too soon.