Once Upon A Preemie, Inc.
On a mission to eliminate racial disparities in our NICUs
Once Upon A Preemie, Inc. is a Black women-led non-profit organization committed to pioneering solutions for neonatal equity to center Black preemie family experiences.
Who We Serve
2022 OUAP Conference Recap
"Black families with preemies, especially families from less resourced environments need a healthcare system that listens, engages fully as a supportive partner, and ensures resources are available to equitably address their needs."
- Karen Dale, CEO and Chief DEI Officer, AmeriHealth Caritas
NICU Racial Equity Training for Professionals
The first and only virtual training academy focused on delivering health and racial equity educational programs for perinatal and neonatal healthcare professionals. Our purpose is to raise awareness and offer real-time solutions for addressing health and racial disparities.
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“With the expertise and the passion from OUAP and Jenne Johns, our NICU was able to successfully improve health equity related to breastfeeding among our Black infants and mothers. I highly recommend the e-learning courses for all neonatal healthcare givers!”
- Dr. Emilia Garcia, DNP, RNC-NIC, Neonatal Project Manager, Covenant Children’s Hospital
Once Upon A Preemie
By Jenné Johns
Once Upon A Preemie is a beautiful new way to look at the life of a preemie baby. It explores the parent and child Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) journey in a unique and uplifting way. Buy Once Upon A Preemie now, you don’t want to miss out!
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Make a donation today to help drive equitable health outcomes for 1 million Black Preemie Families.