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Alexa Bigwarfe

Why I march

Every day, thousands of babies are born too soon, too small and often very sick.

Our twin girls were born 9.5 weeks early due to complications from Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome. Charis weighed only 1 lb 10 oz at birth and spent 12 weeks in the NICU. Thankfully, other than some feeding issues, she is doing great and recently came home from the hospital. Unfortunately, our Kathryn had severe hydrops (extreme fluid buildup/edema) and they could not stop the buildup. As a result, she went into heart failure. She was unable to overcome this and passed away after only 51 hours.

My goal is to do what I can in my life to support the research and efforts to help change future outcomes for similar situations. Our team is walking in March for Babies because we want to help raise money for research to help premature babies and help cure babies like Kathryn. I know you care, too. That's why I'm asking you to join us. It's easy: just click the join this team button. If you can't walk with us, please help by donating to our team. You can do so right on this page. Thank you for helping us give all babies a healthy start!

Your gift matters

Funds raised in March for Babies support research and programs that help moms have full-term pregnancies and babies begin healthy lives. And they will be used to bring comfort and information to families with a baby in newborn intensive care.

Fundraising goal: $5,000
Saturday, April 21, 2018
16 Donors | 2031 Visitors

Sponsor messages

Kathryn Munsey
4 months ago
Thanks for all you do for this cause!
Elizabeth and Jay Bell
4 months ago
We are so proud for all you do to raise money for MoD in honor of Kathryn and for all those fighting today. Love, Elizabeth and Jay
Jane Howard
5 months ago
Sending good thoughts for Team Charis and Kat!
5 months ago
Prayers that researchers will find a cure for sweet little babies like your precious Kathryn❤️
Jen Hemphill
5 months ago
As I continue to learn more about you you inspire me more Alexa! Abrazos!
Theresa Mahnken-Weatherspoon
6 months ago
In memory of Katherine..........
Kerry Rivera
8 months ago
In honor of your girls - the angel in heaven and the angel on earth.
Lyn & Linne Haddock
8 months ago
We hold you gently in our hearts and thoughts.
Evangelia Leclaire
8 months ago
Alexa, You are a gift on this earth! So glad to have met you and for all that you're doing to raise awareness and support. Love you friend. ~Evangelia
Lisa Schechtman
9 months ago
Sending big love and hugs!
9 months ago
Love you guys.
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