Episode 8: The Girl Who Lived: A Discussion with Tom French
In this episode
Kelli speaks with Tom French, preemie father and co-author of the book Juniper: The Girl Who Was Born Too Soon, about:
- The emotional premature birth of his daughter Juniper at 23 weeks, 6 days
- How reading Harry Potter aloud to her in the NICU helped get them both through the difficult six-month NICU journey
- How the NICU affects fathers and the importance of therapy and support for both parents. Tom is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and co-author of Juniper: The Girl Who Was Born Too Soon.
Make sure to also listen to Episode 4: Finding Your Footing as Parents in the Zero Zone, in which Kelli speaks with Tom’s wife and co-author, Kelley Benham French.