Episode 10: Understanding Developmental Care in the NICU

In this episode

Kelli talks with special guest Sue Ludwig of the National Association of Neonatal Therapists about:

  • The role of a neonatal therapist
  • Why NICU babies may need occupational and/or speech therapy
  • Tips for bonding with your baby in the NICU
  • How to best engage your baby via touch, hearing and smell
  • Programs that are available to families once baby goes home

Resources mentioned in this podcast

Additional resources

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