What a kinesiotherapist does is not just a massage. It is a continuous involvement in the healing process of their patients. When we talk about babies with complications at birth, things take a different turn and recovery treatments are 100% personalised.
Every day I interact with families having preterm babies in the maternity hospital, where I have grown up right beside them. I became aware that my resources could be offered outside the intensive care unit and I decided to be there for these families through the Preterm Association.
I am a graduate of the Social Assistance Faculty where I learned to love people and give them my help, because what makes up a person’s charm is their goodness. I wish I can be the right person for the Preterm Association and contribute to a better change for families with babies born before their term.
I... I am Vlad's mother and I represent that less beautiful part of the preterm community. My Vlad did not survive, so I am the mother of a baby angel. He was born during Week 31, but heart disease did not allow him to live longer than 2 months. He was with us between 8th March and 3rd May 2016. He was and is his “mother’s love”! I would have been one of those boy mothers, possessive and a mother-in-law... in the truest sense of the word :). While Vlad was in hospital, Nina offered psychological support to the mothers, which is why I will always be grateful to her. I am here for all the parents who need to communicate with someone about this subject, either individually or in our support group – Baby Angels.
I am a Communication Specialist... and when I say communication, I mean PR, marketing, web design, organising events and so on. I am here to do everything so that the Association's projects might get as far as possible and help as much as possible. This is because the most important thing a job can give you is the satisfaction that you do what must be done to help make this world a little better.
I have been very close to the cause of premature babies for many years and the force of their struggle for survival inspires me in my work and everyday life. I could not find a better environment than team and projects of the Premature Association to continue my mission and to ensure that their rights, the smallest of the children, are respected and their voice and the premature parents heard and understood. Thank you for your trust!
I think each experience happens with a purpose and no matter how much we oppose it, sometimes things happen as they are “laid down” by the Universe. Certainly, my preterm experience was not accidental and I think these past years have gone by fruitfully, developing projects with and for such families and their babies, alongside doctors, partners, ambassadors, opinion makers and volunteers. For my involvement in the community this year, “Avantaje” magazine nominated me “Woman of the Year” for “promoting and defending children's rights”.
I think those who follow me or know me know I am involved with humanitarian campaigns. And preterm birth is one of the causes that concern me and which I have been involved with for years. I am confident that significant changes happen when you have continuity and when you get involved with all your heart.
Should you ask what Psychology and Communication have in common, well, although apparently they might seem like two different areas, they actually blend with one another perfectly. I am a dynamic player, I like exploring and developing myself, but also using my experience in a creative and useful way, even when approaching such a delicate and vulnerable subject such as this.