Michele is a Registered Nurse and was the mother of a preemie. She is currently working in the NICU of a hospital in the Raleigh area, having spent most of her 23 years of nursing experience in neonatal units of hospitals across the eastern half of the United States.
Helen is also a Registered Nurse and works in the NICU of a Raleigh-area hospital. Both of her children were born prematurely. In the 24 years she has been a nurse, Helen has been involved with numerous infant developmental teams in hospitals across the Carolinas and spent the majority of her career in the neonatal unit.