Episode 9: The Father’s Perspective: What New Dads Need to Know

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Studies now find that NICU fathers are at higher risk of developing postpartum depression, anxiety disorders and PTSD. In this episode, Kelli talks candidly with three NICU dads:

  • Michael Kelley, father to Jackson, a micropreemie born at 24 weeks and Lauren, a late-term preemie born at 34 weeks
  • Scott Whitaker, father to Luke, who was born at 36 weeks and suffered intrauterine growth restriction and necrotizing entercolitis
  • Michael Beatty, father to Liam, born at 30 weeks

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