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Photo Gallery: stuffing stockings for NICU families
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Photo Gallery: stuffing stockings for NICU families

Photo Gallery: stuffing stockings for NICU families

Natalie Cervantes, 6, and her dad, Anthony, stuff stockings for families in the neonatal intensive care unit at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center. Cervantes was born six weeks premature and spent her fist days in the NICU.

 (Scott Smeltzer / Daily Pilot )
Photo Gallery: stuffing stockings for NICU families
Natalie Cervantes, 6, stuffs stockings for families in the neonatal intensive care unit at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center.  (Scott Smeltzer / Daily Pilot )
Photo Gallery: stuffing stockings for NICU families

Natalie Cervantes, 6, and her dad, Anthony, fill a box with stockings for families in the NICU at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center.

 (Scott Smeltzer / Daily Pilot )
Photo Gallery: stuffing stockings for NICU families

Peggy Schaefer, a nurse manager, leads Natalie Cervantes, 6, to the neonatal intensive care unit at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center. Cervantes was born six weeks premature and spent her fist days in the NICU. She returns annually to stuff stockings for the families in the NICU.

 (Scott Smeltzer / Daily Pilot )
Photo Gallery: stuffing stockings for NICU families

Natalie Cervantes, 6, hands a stocking to Michelle Villescas, who’s son, Brandon Mendez, is in the neonatal intensive care unit at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center. Natalie, who spent time in the unit as a newborn, returns to the unit annually as an act of gratitude. 

 (Scott Smeltzer / Daily Pilot )
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