Learning more about NEC will help you to advocate for your baby and make informed decisions. There is no one cause of this disease, and it is not your fault if your baby develops NEC. Learn more at the links below.
Our “What is NEC” info sheet provides an overview of the disease.
Our info card, 10 Things to Know When Your Baby is Diagnosed with NEC, was written by parents for parents.
Learn about the connections between congenital heart disease and NEC on our Cardiac NEC page.
Read frequently asked questions about NEC on our FAQ about NEC page.
Return to main RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES RECENTLY DIAGNOSED WITH NEC page.