I will never forget May 18th, 2021. The night before, I was feeling like I had no energy, no appetite, I had this terrible pain in my upper abdomen so bad that it made it hard to breathe. My husband ended up taking me to the emergency room around 10:30 pm. The ER ruled outContinue reading “NICU PARENT EXPERIENCE: Diana Keating”
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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 Loy Family’s NICU Journey
For the month of January, we want to celebrate the Loy Family and their NICU journey after the early birth of their twins! Andrea shared with us this beautiful story of her trials, fears and emotions through preterm labor, bedrest, an early delivery and, ultimately, bringing home their two perfect miracles, Landon and Livia. EBF is so thankful to have met Andrea through her desire to volunteer with EBF and share her experiences to help other parents through the trials of NICU!