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Let’s Talk About Human Milk Fortifiers: What Is It and Why Does My Baby Need It?

Let’s Talk About Human Milk Fortifiers: What Is It and Why Does My Baby Need It?

When a baby is in the NICU, there is a good chance that the baby will need extra attention paid to his or her nutrition. So much attention is given to human milk and breastfeeding that by now most people are very well aware that human milk is the ideal feeding for most infants. But it’s not always the very best for babies in the NICU! Parents of babies in the NICU are often surprised to learn that sometimes a mother’s breast milk isn’t enough.

Life after the NICU
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When Comparison Steals Your Joy

When Comparison Steals Your Joy

When my twin pregnancy ended at 28 weeks with an emergency c-section and my babies were rushed to the NICU, I couldn’t help but compare my expectations and my reality. All of the dreams and plans I had for the birth of my twins were crushed. What I had imagined would never be. And if I’m being honest, in those first few days of NICU life, I had a hard time finding any joy.

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Our blog is inspired by the many diverse experiences that are common to parents of preemies. If you have a preemie or a baby who spent time in the NICU, a child with special needs or a loss – we want you to know that you are not alone. Join our supportive community and connect to parents who share similar experiences to your own, arm yourself with information to properly care for your child(ren) and your family, and find inspiration and hope when you need it most.  Meet our bloggers.

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