Episode 44: Returning to Work After a NICU Stay

NICU Now podcast, Hand to Hold, KC Davis

In this episode:

Guest: Mia Durairaj, MSc, NICU mom and founder of Mindful Return

  • Mia discusses her own NICU experience
  • The emotions surrounding going back to work
  • How to be transparent at work and in the NICU
  • Importance of practicing self-care
  • How the NICU trains you to be an advocate and leader

After we recorded this interview, we received news that Mia’s daughter lost her battle with congestive heart failure and passed away at just two years, seven months. Mia’s family has set up an endowment fund in their daughter’s name to support research at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, California. Click here to visit the endowment fund.

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