Emily Collins is an educator, army veteran and member of March of Dimes’ MoMentum Fellowship. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton and is a former Army officer. After leaving the military, Emily received a Master of Arts in Teaching and has since taught second and third grade. Emily is a mother of three, including a recent NICU graduate. Her youngest son, Nicholas, was born ten weeks premature following a high risk pregnancy that ended in a placental abruption. Nicholas spent two months in the NICU, but is now a healthy four month old. Emily has written extensively about her experience as a NICU mom on her blog, With Love from the NICU, and her work as been featured on The Mighty, Just BE Parenting, The Little Red Bird Press and Her View from Home.