• NICU Miracles
  • NICU miracles

    For more than 26 years - an entire generation - Holston Valley Medical Center has provided a high level of care for 9,000 local children. Just a few of their miracle stories are highlighted below.


  • Bryce and Benjamin Wooten, NICU patients

    Little did the Wooten family know: their twin sons would come to embody their greatest miracle. Ten weeks before their due date, their mother went into labor. Soon after, her twin boys were transported to Holston Valley so they could receive specialized medical attention.

    Courtney Good, NICU patient

    Courtney Good was a NICU patient. Since their initial stay, the Good family has remained frequent visitors to the NICU and pediatric floors at Holston Valley Medical Center.

    Destiny Anderson, NICU patient

    Destiny Anderson was a NICU patient. Now, she's a high school junior looking forward to attending college in the near future.

    Dixie Robinette, NICU patient

    Dixie Robinette was a NICU patient. Now, she's a healthy, active little girl who loves her family and the outdoors.

    Emily and Madison Surgener, NICU patients

    Emily and Madison Surgener were born 10 weeks before their due date. Today, Emily and Madison are happy and healthy girls who are true miracles.

    Emily Fox Ellis, NICU patient

    Emily Fox Ellis was a NICU patient. Now, she's a married mother of two with a nursing degree.

    Ethan Gilliam, NICU patient

    Ethan Gilliam was a NICU patient. Now 20, he attends college at East Tennessee State University.

    Hannah Marie and Savannah Elizabeth Milhorn, NICU patients

    Hannah Marie and Savannah Elizabeth Milhorn are NICU patients, miracle kids and flourishing first-graders.

    Heather Boyer, NICU patient

    Heather Boyer was a NICU patient at Holston Valley. Today, she's a pharmacist and cares for patients in the very hospital that saved her.

    Hunter Smith, NICU patient

    Hunter Smith was born five weeks early. After enduring so much so early, Hunter is now a happy, thriving elementary school student.

    Jake and Gracie Crawford, NICU patients

    Jake and Gracie Crawford say they may not have looked like much when they were born, but they've had great success and are now happy, healthy children thanks to the Holston Valley Medical Center NICU and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

    John Benjamin Moore, NICU patient

    John Benjamin Moore was a NICU patient. Now, he's an active little boy who enjoys sports and spending time with his family.

    Matthew Dunn, NICU patient

    Matthew Dunn was born two months early. After enduring so much so early, Matthew is now a high school senior who is passionate about music and looking forward to college.

    Thomas and Tiffany Whitt, NICU patients

    Thomas and Tiffany Whitt were born at 31 weeks gestation. Now 22, both twins lead full, productive lives.

    Torrey Edmunds, NICU patient

    Torrey Edmunds was a NICU patient at Holston Valley. Now a high school senior, he enjoys singing and has been a runner-up in Kingsport Idol for the past two years.

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    If the NICU has touched your life, or the life of someone you know, please consider enrolling in the Next Generation Campaign's Little Footprints Club and help babies in need for years to come.