NICU Now Episode 19: Understanding Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)

In this episode:

Guests: Dr. Mitch Goldstein and Stephanie Vaughn

  • Goldstein explains what NEC is and who it typically affects
  • He talks about the symptoms/signs of NEC, as well as the treatment plan
  • Human milk fortifier and its effect on NEC
  • What questions should NICU parents be asking about their baby’s nutrition?
  • Kelli speaks to Stephanie Vaughan about her NICU experience with twin boys, Morgan and Shaymus
  • Stephanie talks about finding out her son, Morgan, was diagnosed with NEC
  • Morgan’s treatment plan with NEC and his recovery
  • The trials of pumping in the NICU and at home
  • What led Stephanie to starting The Morgan Leary Vaughan Fund

Guest Dr. Mitchell Goldstein

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