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Written by a neonatologist and a micro-preemie dad, this book takes you on a fun RESPIRATORY ADVENTURE through the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) as seen from the point of view of different families around the world. Doc Fort (a true-life neonatologist) will be your tour-guide as we explain some of the breathing problems, treatments and equipment used to heal babies. 


Monster NICU follows the story of one family who ends up in the NICU unexpectedly on Halloween night. The family suddenly discovers that it’s not just any NICU but one for MONSTERS!!! However, they soon realize that whether you’re a monster or human, the NICU can be a scary place for all families. Follow along on this wonderful adventure which highlights the ups, downs and milestones of NICU life with a very unique twist.

Our very first book is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and thousands of online locations worldwide. "Our Preemie Adventure" takes a look at the milestones and achievements preemie kids achieve in a humorous way!


Follow three special children on their unbelievable journey with Santa Claus to help bring their siblings home from the NICU in time for Christmas. The book uses humor, beautiful illustrations and heartwarming stories inspired by real families to show life in the NICU. The book will serve as a keepsake for years to come and a reminder of the importance of family, especially in the hospitals and around the holidays.


Adam is a husband, father, retired military leader, and author of 'Our Preemie Adventure.” While their journey is far from over, their experiences have become a children’s book for preemie families, which takes a humorous and heartwarming look at the journey shared by so many.


After several losses and an IVF journey, Adam and his wife were excited to find out they were finally pregnant with the baby they had been hoping for. As a surprise to them both, Brady came into the world at 25 weeks and 1 day, weighing 1 lb 4 oz. On today’s episode, Adam shares his son Brady’s birth and 135 day NICU journey, then explores how healthy communication with his wife and a dark sense of humor has helped him survive the experience. Learn more about Adam’s projects and his book “Our Preemie Adventure” .


Neena Jube-Desai MD, MBA FAAP interviews Adam Wood who is founder of Preemie Adventures and author of Our Preemie Adventure. He dicsusses life in the NICU, being a NICU Dad and the experiences he had as a father of a 25 week old micropreemie. 

Adam Wood is a retired U.S. Army combat veteran, preemie dad, author of 3 children's NICU books and founder of Preemie Adventures. In 2018, his son Brady was born at 25 weeks gestation weighing 1 lb 4 oz. He and his wife spent 135 days in the NICU before coming home on oxygen support, g tube and other medical devices. He has since dedicated his time to advocating for families in the NICU and helping to support them. He uses humor and messages of hope to help families at the various stages of his journey. 


NICU Stories first NICU Dad story! Adam Wood shares his humorously heartfelt story that takes us from aww's and ooh's to laughter. His positive outlook on their NICU Journey truly shifts the narrative of a NICU Stay. The NICU is certainly no laughing matter. However, take a listen to how Adam birthed something joyful during a most known stressful experience, the NICU.


NICU dad and author Adam Wood shares his NICU story of his son’s delivery at just 25 weeks, the feelings of guilt and failure he felt in not being able to protect his wife and child, and how he’s bringing NICU parents together with his book, Our Preemie Adventure.


Season 3 - Episode 16 - Finding Gratitude in the Miracle of Life. This week I speak with Adam Wood. After the birth of his son; who was born at just 25 weeks weighing 1 lb 4 oz. He spent 135 days in the NICU with his wife as their son fought for life. During this time, his faith and love for his son were tested. His son has since made a miraculous recovery and now Adam dedicates his life to helping other families find healing through humor, faith, and heartwarming stories.  You won’t want to miss this down-to-earth and vulnerable interview!

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Adam Wood is a veteran, author, and most importantly a father and husband. His son Brady was born at 25 weeks old and learned very abruptly how difficult it is to be a parent to a preemie baby. Through his experience, Adam decided to do something to help future parents of premature infants and wrote his first book, Our Preemie Adventure. 


At the Reader House Author Roundtable, authors from all walks of life writing in all genres come together to discuss the trials and tribulations of publishing their first book. Learn the pitfalls and the do's and dont's from the mouths of those who have experienced it first-hand. Find out how these authors dealt with the editing process, determining which retail outlets to sell their books in, publicity, and royalties. The publishing field is an intricate business - learn how these published authors weaved their way through the process.

Adam tells us he hopes hope that this book will help families past, present and future by giving them a few laughs and letting them know they aren't alone. This book is just as much for children as it is for parents. Parents can look back at the journey they went through and show their little miracles how their life began. The goal of Preemie Adventures is to help support NICU families by bringing humor into their lives. We want to connect millions of families through shared experiences and use laughter to cure those wounds.


Darla chats with Author and NICU dad, Adam Wood about his experience in the NICU and his books! 


Steven interviews Adam Wood who is an advocate for preemie and NICU awareness. Adam is a father of a 25 weeker, author of 'Our Preemie Adventure', and he is always willing to bring humor into preemie parents' lives. He shares his son's birth story, who was born early due to Preeclampsia. Adam also shares his journey to writing his book and his dream to roll it out to as many preemie parents and NICU's.

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