Erin’s Story: How a UPMC Nurse Brought Light to a Dark Day

By: Tim Betler and Amy Ashbridge


More than 10,000 babies are born at Magee-Womens Hospital each year. Although most experiences are joyful, some mothers go through the unthinkable — delivering a stillborn child who they will not be bringing home.

Watch the story of how Rachel Poerschke, a Magee Labor and Delivery nurse, brought light to the darkness for Erin Prem and her family, as told through Erin’s words.