Preemie Parents Talk About the NICU

In honor of Prematurity Awareness Month here in November, I joined up with the folks at (I moderate their Preemie Support Forum) to create the following report “Narratives from the NICU: Neonatal Intensive Care Units Through the Eyes of Parents.” Please pass it on! In addition to awareness about prematurity, we need to continue to foster an ongoing effort … Read More

During a blizzard, remembering the NICU during Hurricane Isabel

So as the blizzard roars outside, I am finding myself vividly remembering Hurricane Isabel as it slammed Virginia back in 2003 during Becky’s NICU stay. Talk about the strangest days of my life. In short: – Becky was safely tucked away in the NICU and “kicking back at the beach” as we noted because she was currently under yet another … Read More