Infants with NEC & Congenital Heart Disease

Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a devastating intestinal disease that primarily affects babies born prematurely or with a medical condition. NEC is likely caused by many factors, with the lack of blood flow to the intestine possibly playing a key role….

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NEC Society Welcomes Nurse Scientist to Board of Directors

Jenny Quinn

The NEC Society, a 501(c)(3) organization, is thrilled to welcome Jenny Quinn, PhD, RN, NNP to the Board of Directors. Dr. Quinn is a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner at NorthBay Healthcare and serves on the Perinatal Quality Improvement Panel for the…

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NEC Society Welcomes Jacynta Brewton to Board of Directors

The NEC Society is honored to welcome Jacynta Brewton to the Board of Directors. Jacynta is a major gifts fundraiser at Emory University, and the Editor-in-Chief and Chief Operations Officer for Emerge Woman Magazine. She has served as National President…

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Human Milk and the Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis

For premature and medically fragile babies, breast milk can be a lifesaving intervention. The NEC Society’s webinar series on human milk covered evidence-based practices for optimizing the use of human milk with babies at increased risk of NEC, as well…

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NEC Society Welcomes Dr. Jochen Profit to Scientific Advisory Council

The NEC Society, a 501(c)(3) patient-led organization, is honored to welcome Dr. Jochen Profit to the organization’s Scientific Advisory Council. Dr. Profit is a neonatologist at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University and Chief Quality Officer for the…

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Human Milk Fortifier in the NICU – we want to hear from you!

This survey closed on September 23, 2019. Please stay tuned as we analyze the results! The NEC Society launched a research project to gain a better understanding of how the label “Human Milk Fortifier” is used and interpreted by parents…

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