Posts tagged preterm birth
Support while in the NICU

This is a continuation of the previous blog post summarizing two podcast episodes that stood out to me over the past month leading up to World Prematurity Day (November 17th): Navigating the NICU with Sue Hall (The Birthful Podcast, episode 85 and 72 Days in the NICU with Ingrid (Motherbirth, episode 33.  In this post I discuss what you can do as a parent of a baby in the NICU and what others can do to support you.

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World Prematurity Day 2017

As every year, the days leading up to World Prematurity Day, November 17th, showed an increase in the number of articles on prematurity.  In this and the following blog post, I will summarize some of these wonderful articles from this year.  In this first post I will discuss prematurity from a statistical or academic standpoint before getting into what different types of NICUs are like here in the US and the emotions you may feel as a parent while your child is in the NICU.

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