April 2020 – preemiePRO Organization Highlight

Organization:  NICU Parent Network (formerly Preemie Parent Alliance) Founder: Keira Sorrells Website: www.nicuparentnetwork.org We are focused on representing the needs and best interests of NICU families. What makes our network truly unique is that we are the only US-based organization that is a collaborative of organizations that are either run by or were founded by a parent who had a … Read More

April 2020 – Preemie Professional Highlight

PreemieWorld: What is your job title/occupation? Keira: Founder & Executive Director of NICU Parent Network (formally Preemie Parent Alliance) PreemieWorld: How long have you been working in your field? Keira: 12 years PreemieWorld: Why did you choose your current profession? Keira: I actually did not choose this profession, it chose me! After the birth and 9 month NICU stay of … Read More

April 2020 – preemiePRO Industry News

Kangaroo Care / Skin-to-Skin Contact during COVID-19: Kangaroo Care Awareness Day is coming up on May 15, 2020 and Kangaroo Care Day (https://kangaroo.care) has created guidelines in collaboration with leaders at WHO and in Maternal Child. Here are some helpful links during Covid-19: World Health Organization: Parenting in the time of COVID-19: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/ advice-for-public/healthy-parenting CDC- (Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and Breastfeeding: … Read More