11/17/2016 02:42 EST | Updated 11/17/2016 02:52 EST

World Prematurity Day: Alberta Mom Reflects On Blessings Of Preemies

November 17 marks World Prematurity Day "to raise awareness of preterm birth and the concerns of preterm babies and their families worldwide."

In Canada, one in 12 babies are born preterm. In a moving interview above, one Alberta mom shares her story and the many blessings of her preemies.

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