I’m Kelsie and this is Casey. I had a late pre-term delivery at 36 weeks and 2 days. Unfortunately complications occurred during my delivery after 30 hours of labor and around 2 1/2 hours of pushing; Casey was stuck in the birth canal.  He was what they call sunny side up, so he was facing up instead ofContinue reading “NICU PARENT EXPERIENCE: Kelsie Pulliam”

Caudill Family NICU Story in honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month

EBF is honored to share another NICU family story this month. October is also Down Syndrome Awareness Month and it is an important month to us because we know that baby’s diagnosed with Trisomy 21 (commonly known as Down Syndrome) are at an increased risk of having major congenital issues that require more the intensiveContinue reading “Caudill Family NICU Story in honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month”

Advice for NICU Parents from NICU Parent Veterans

There is nothing like words of wisdom from our peers who have already conquered the journey we find ourselves on. In this post, we share bits of advice from veteran NICU parents who have walked through the fire and come out the other side. You are your baby’s number one advocate, even in the NICU.Continue reading “Advice for NICU Parents from NICU Parent Veterans”

The Carrithers Family’s NICU Journey

This story is different than the ones we’ve shared in the past. It involves heartache and loss that we haven’t had the opportunity to share before now. October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month and as much as we wish it weren’t so, the truth is that not all NICU babies get to goContinue reading “The Carrithers Family’s NICU Journey”