Category: NEC Society Blog


NEC webinar series with Pediatric Research

Join NEC Society & Pediatric Research for our webinar series on necrotizing enterocolitis, featuring leading NEC researchers & clinicians!  The recording of our webinar on Basic Science and Clinical Research Advances in Investigating NEC is available here. The recording of…

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NEC Society Welcomes Research Coordinator!

We are thrilled to welcome Erin Pryor, MPH, RDN, LD, who will serve as the NEC Society’s Research Coordinator. Erin is a Registered Dietitian with a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Texas, Houston Health Sciences Center….

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Running for a World without NEC

The NEC Society’s running team completed the 2021 California International Marathon in honor of families affected by necrotizing enterocolitis. We completed CIM for our sons, daughters, friends, and loved ones – they are stronger than any marathoner and their stories…

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Webinar: NEC Surgery Trial (NEST) Results

The Necrotizing Enterocolitis Surgery Trial (NEST) aimed to understand which surgical treatments lead to improved outcomes for babies with NEC. This 90-minute webinar featured Dr. Martin Blakely, who led the NEST work, along with a panel of experts. The recording…

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Support the NEC Society

Please help us raise awareness and funds to build a world without necrotizing enterocolitis! Here’s how you can get involved:  Make a tax-deductible donation to the NEC Society Read and share our What is NEC? info sheet Read and share…

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The Benefits of Skin-to-Skin Care

Written by Mindy Morris, DNP, NNP-BC, CNS, C-ELBW and Liz Drake, MN, NNP, CNS, RNC-NIC, C-ELBW, EngageGrowThrive In the NICU, parental well-being can help babies thrive. The health of infants is intertwined with the health of their parents. When an…

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We’re hiring! Apply to join our team!

The NEC Society is hiring a Fundraising Manager! Please review the details and instructions below for more information. Thank you for believing in our vision of a world without necrotizing enterocolitis! About the NEC SocietyThe Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Society is…

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10 Things to Know When Your Baby is Diagnosed with NEC

Written by Jennifer Canvasser, founder and executive director of the NEC Society, with support from the NEC Society team. This resource and others have been developed to be included in the NEC Society’s Empowerment/Bereavement packets for families recently affected by…

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