Episode 4: Finding Your Footing as Parents in the Zero Zone

In this episode

Kelli speaks with special guest Kelley Benham French, micro preemie mom and co-author Juniper: The Girl Who was Born Too Soon, about:

  • The emotional experiences she faced in the NICU when her daughter Juniper was born at 23 weeks, 6 days
  • Her feelings of failure for delivering her daughter early and struggling with pumping
  • Her difficulty identifying as Juniper’s mother, and the agony of watching her daughter fight for her life in the NICU

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The NICU Now Audio Support Series was made possible through numerous individual donations, a grant from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and is produced by Hand to Hold, which is solely responsible for its content. Episodes are sponsored in part by Prolacta Bioscience and Huggies. Production by Milam Film Works, and music provided by The Mrs

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