Episodes: NICU Babies Parent Support Podcast

Episode 94: Do I Have Postpartum Depression or Anxiety?

Guest: Nicole Rankins, MD, MPH Are you worried you might be suffering from postpartum depression or anxiety? Whether it’s been days, weeks or months since the birth of your baby, board-certified OB/Gyn Dr. Nicole Rankins shares what PPD and PPA are, common...

Introducing Season 6: Life After a NICU Admission

You’ve been admitted to the NICU or you’re in the thick of raising a NICU baby and you look around and might wonder how this is your life and what’s next - for your baby, your family and your life. THIS is the season that will serve you during your NICU admission...

Episode 92: Season Finale – Looking to 2024!

2023 was filled with a plethora of amazing guests and topics. So many exciting things are in store for the podcast in 2024!In this episode, we chat about: Highlight some of our guests and topics. How listeners can share their feedback on next year’s seasons, by...

Episode 91: A Tech Expert Shares: New Tech for Babies

Guest: Katie Linendoll, Emmy Award-Winning Tech Expert Technology and gadgets, when used with purpose and discernment, can be a true aid to a NICU family’s life. In this episode Emmy-winning tech expert, Katie Linendoll, shares her go-to products for moms and NICU...

Episode 90: Chaplaincy and the NICU

Guest: J. S. Park, Chaplain, Author & Viral Blogger We all have preconceived ideas about what a hospital chaplain is, or isn’t. So, in this conversation with author and chaplain J.S. Park, we discuss how families might utilize their services, receive an...

Episode 89: Food Allergies and the Holidays

Guest: Vanessa Gonzales Kraft,  Owner, Que Bueno Bakery & Food Allergy Mom Food and the holidays go hand-in-hand, but when there is an allergy or restriction they can often be stressful and full of anxiety. Cottage bakery owner and food allergy mama, Vanessa...

Episode 88: Using TikTok to Normalize Family Life

Guest: Allison Sullivan, Special Needs Mom, TikTok Creator As we continue to share stories in honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, mom of 5 (including a son with DS) Allison Sullivan shares how she uses TikTok to normalize family life. And, with more than 1.2M...

Episode 87: Receiving a Down Syndrome Diagnosis

Guest: Stephanie Weinert, PICU & Special Needs Mom In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we shed some light on life with a DS child with PICU mom, Stephanie Weinert. She shares how she received the diagnosis and how Beckett’s entrance into the world...

Episode 86: Did I Leave the NICU with PTSD?

Guest: Tiffany Gladdis, PsyD The NICU often leaves caregivers, and babies, with anxiety and overwhelm and sometimes something more complex, like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Tiffany Gladdis shares the difference between...

Episode 85: Just Landed in the NICU? Start Here!

Did your baby just get admitted to the NICU? Feeling overwhelmed? Scared? Frustrated? Tired? Mom of six, including her own NICU baby, Kathryn Whitaker shares the things she wishes someone had told her upon admission. If you want to be seen in your NICU experience,...