Fauna’s Story: 23 week triplets and Necrotizing Enterocolitis

By Fauna Osborne, NEC Society Leadership Committee member On April 3, 2012 our lives changed forever. I was 23 weeks 2 days pregnant and delivered triplets. Viability for survival is generally understood to start at 24 weeks. This is where…

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Dr. Hair encourages moms to donate breast milk, help save a baby from NEC

Written by Roseanne Moore, Texas Children’s Hospital What is supposed to be a joyous occasion – the birth of your baby – suddenly gives way to anxiety. While you know the next few months are critical to your premature infant’s…

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Mom Raises Awareness in Honor of Baby Boy

The NEC Society frequently shares stories of babies impacted by NEC- this is Kyran’s story. By Candace  Kyran was our rainbow baby. About six months before I conceived him I had had a miscarriage, with this and being overweight, I…

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