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Living With NEC: A Survivor’s Experience

Lakevia is grateful to have survived this terrifying disease but continues to live with its consequences- she shares her story.

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How to Optimize the Use of Mother’s Own Milk in the NICU

Written by Dr. Meg Parker, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine In the NICU, mother’s breast milk is medicine for very premature infants. Mother’s breast milk has a multitude of nutritional and immune…

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9 Things You Need to Know About Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Written by Jennifer Canvasser, founder and director of the NEC Society When my son Micah was six weeks old, I thought he had overcome his fiercest battles that are common to babies born at 27 weeks gestation. He had doubled his birth…

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VIDEO: NEC Prevention Through Collaboration

Check out our new video designed to encourage providers and patient-families to partner to improve care for babies!

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Educational Resources

10 Things All Parents Need to Know Also available in Spanish How to Optimize MOM in the NICU Human milk can help to prevent NEC (print-out) Information for Parents: Probiotics, Breast Milk, and Necrotizing Enterocolitis NEC Advocacy NEC Biorepository NEC…

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