A Moment in the Life of a Grieving Parent

For all the parents who live this moment, every moment of every day & In loving memory of my son, Bridger Wayne Hogan (May 20, 1993-April 19, 2011…you will forever be in my heart!   Since beginning this journey they call “surviving the loss of your child” I have learned so many things.  I’ve learned…

Hines Family Story

In Testament to the Family Support Network of Pitt County, NC: Ms. Brenda Boberg and her staff at the Family Support Network of Pitt County first entered our lives shortly after we entered the hospital on December 12, 2007, at 22.5 weeks gestation. Over the next several weeks of hospitalization and bed rest, the Family…

Carla’s Story

  Carla’s Story   As we continue to reminisce over the last 30 years Carla shares her story. I couldn’t imagine how drastically my life was going to change when I had to be admitted on October 31, 2007, with pregnancy complications. In those moments, I remember the fear and anxiety surrounding the unknown. The…

Frances’ Story

Frances’ Story One’s strength is tested and defined by unexplained tragedies. Thirty years ago Bettie Ann and Rob faced one of their greatest challenges as the joyous anticipation of new parenthood was swiftly replaced with mourning, insecurity and fear. One of the inevitable consequences of life is death. Bettie Ann: However, parents never expect to…

Sasha – An FSN Hero

Family Support Network™ Hero My name is Sasha and I was born in February 2009, at 27 weeks gestation, weighing 900 grams. I want to thank the Family Support Network of Eastern NC for visiting with my mom while I was in the hospital and for telling her about Early Intervention. Even when I was…

Graci -A Family Story

Family Support Network™ Hero Hello, my name is Graci and I was born with Hemifacial Micorsomia. I had no ear when I was born. My mom met with Family Support Network™ of Eastern North Carolina and received emotional support. Now my mom is a trained mentor parent and she gets to share our experience with…

Christian – An FSN Family Story

Family Support Network™  Hi, my name is Christian and I was born on December 24 at 25 weeks gestation in 2007. It was a scary time at since I only weighed 910 grams and was 13 inches long and on a ventilator. My stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit lasted almost 120 days. Before…

In Memory of Bill and Juanita Chapman

The Family Support Network of Eastern NC presented the FSN-ENC Heart Award to Dr. Bill Chapman in Memory of Bill and Juanita Chapman on Friday evening, Dec. 2. Bill and Juanita moved to Greenville several years ago and immediately became involved in serving our community. Bill gave of his time, advice and also provided financial…

Volunteer Award Recipients

Ricky and Beverly Hines – Given the Family Support Network of Eastern NC recognized for their outstanding contribution and encouragement to families in eastern North Carolina, during and after their son’s hospital stay in NICU at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, now James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital at Vidant Memorial. Joan Adams – Given the…