Why I Work for Prolacta Bioscience – Melinda J. Elliott

Melinda J Elliott, MD, FAAP Chief Medical Officer, Prolacta Bioscience, Neonatologist, Pediatrix Medical Group PW: When did you started at Prolacta: 2016 PW: Your background educational/corporate: I am a practicing neonatologist and have worked in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for over 30 years. I began my medical career with residency training focused on pediatrics at the University of … Read More

Free Gifts for Preemie Families and NICU Families, Edition #1

You told us, we heard you!  PreemieWorld is working on a free gifts program for families in the NICU, preemie or not.  Each month we will highlight trending topics around our community. This month we focus on World Braille Day and the fact that our community sees many patient families working through various forms of blindness.  For families of preemies … Read More

What?! Preemie life doesn’t end after the NICU?!

I recall sitting in a private room in the NICU, a room specifically designated for the most fragile and critical cases. I remember sitting numbly in our sci-fi surroundings which housed a peculiar pod of sorts with lights and alarms sounding. I remember looking down at my belly and numbly realizing yet again that my child was no longer inside … Read More