The close proximity allowed Rathgeber and her husband, Shaun, who live in Hickory, to care for their toddler son during their daughters’ six-week NICU stay.
The event, set for Thursday, March 6, will also feature a physician panel discussion on the NICU, a fashion show and shopping.
Rathgeber said the NICU blessed their family. “The NICU at Baptist was so much more than a hospital stay,” she said. “The doctors and nurses got to know us personally, and they cared for our children as if they were their own. I truly believe that the staff of the Baptist NICU is in the business of facilitating miracles and that our community has been enriched because we now have the best in the business right in our backyard.”
At 12:30 p.m. Rathgeber will join a physician panel on women’s health including neonatologist Edward O’Neill, MD, and obstetrician/gynecologist Blair Tolar, MD.
Tickets are $30 each, and table sponsorships are available for tables of eight or four.
Seating is limited.Phone the foundation at (270) 575-2871 for reservations or more information. Parking is available at 24th and Kentucky Avenue near the Baptist HeartCenter entrance.
Information provided by Angie Kinsey
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