What We Do

All circumstances differ, as do the emotions endured. Many go home while their baby remains hospitalized for days, weeks, and even months. The Cradling New Life Mission is to address the needs of families enduring the struggles of pre-term labor, premature birth, or other ill little ones in Iowa hospitals' Neonatal Intensive Care Units by raising awareness and establishing a unified footprint toward their needs.

News and Updates


Times are tough. Small businesses and local nonprofits have been hit especially hard. In 2021, Cradling New Life is teaming up with 12 local small businesses (one each month) to spotlight their particular merchandise and services. Each month, members of our Facebook group called “Shop Local to Give💜Cradling New Life” will have access to special […]

Cradling New Life’s golf tournament returns to the course after a virtual 2020 tourney. Join us Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Copper Creek Golf Course in Pleasant Hill for a day of play with your team of four, sign up as a tournament sponsor, or be a volunteer for the event! Be an Event Sponsor

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How we have been helping

Baby Brooks

Brooks’ ultrasound came back abnormal during his mom’s pregnancy. It was discovered that he had a mass on his left lung. Between that and his mom’s high blood pressure, doctors decided to deliver him at 37 weeks. When the doctors operated to remove the mass, it got even more complicated as they realized part of […]

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Baby Weston

Weston’s mama experienced placenta previa during her pregnancy which led to her being life flighted to Des Moines from Algona. This family had a long way to travel for visits while taking care of big brother Easton at home. I’m sure they will be double trouble in no time!

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