Sadie Stone

35 Acts of kindess

Whether big or small, we’re committed to performing 35 Acts of Kindness this February (but why stop at February?!) in honor of our 35 years at a Ronald McDonald House! We’d love if you joined in! Here are just SOME ideas of things you can do! Shovel your neighbors snowy driveway! Dust off your coworkers

Series: 35 Years of Keeping Families Close

Our son, John Henry, was born 6 weeks early on November 3, 2018. That morning I was transferred, by ambulance, to the UVM Medical Center from our local hospital. My husband followed behind in our car and our older children, ages 8 and 9, waited at my sister’s house for some news. Everything was a

Series: 35 Years of Keeping Families Close

On May 17th 2018, we went to bed like any other night not knowing what was to come. Our son Christopher and his girlfriend Amber were expecting twins in August, 2 baby girls. Chris came and woke us up as he had just gotten home from work and Amber was staying the night with her

Series: 35 Years of Keeping Families Close

I went into labor 2 months early. I started at CVMC and was quickly sent to Fletcher Allen via ambulance. On February 19, 2014, our amazing son, Levi, was born 4lbs 2oz. He was considered the “big boy” of the NICU 😊 We spent approximately 4 weeks between the NICU and NTS. Thankfully, since we

Series: 35 Years of Keeping Families Close

Jack was born on August 12, 2012. He was 7 weeks early and weighed 3lb 1oz. We were at Fletcher Allen for 4 days before he was born. He wasn’t growing/moving like he should have been. They were Trying to decide whether we would go home or have him early. Luckily during that time I

Series: 35 Years of Keeping Families Close

  On Dec 6th I was admitted to Randolph Medical Center for a kidney infection, at 32 wks 4 days pregnant. The infection already started spreading. My temperature was 102, I was weak, could hardly keep my eyes open. While conducting a routine cervix check to see if I had dilated, they gave me a

Series: 35 Years of Keeping Families Close

My husband and I had our twin boys on November 11, 2018. The boys were 33 weeks and 2 days old when they came into this world so they needed some NICU time to grow stronger and bigger. Having two newborns in the hospital and leaving them each night is an immensely painful and stressful

Series: 35 Years of Keeping Families Close

February 17,2013 My son was born at 32 weeks. Nothing could prepare this first time single mom for such an event. Thank you for providing me a place to stay so that I could be so close to my son and that no time was wasted traveling back and forth. The amazing volunteers that created

Series: 35 Years of Keeping Families Close

Our daughter Hailey was born at 33 weeks at UVM Medical Center in July 2015. We were told about the RMH and after our tour knew it was just what we needed to get through this stressful time. Luckily we were just there for two weeks as our girl thrived and was able to come home

Series: 35 Years of Keeping Families Close

This is hard to write! My pregnancy was difficult from day one. Early on we were told our babies heart was too slow and there was a chance he wouldn’t make it. At 30 weeks I was rushed by ambulance to UVM due to severe preeclampsia complications. They were sure I would be delivering in