In today's episode we have the honor of talking to a parent and friend, Lori Leib about the experience of preterm delivery and being a parent in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Lori’s son, Jones, was born at 25 weeks gestation after a placental abruption and spent 4 months in the NICU before coming home. While we normally talk from the physician experience, we wanted to highlight the family centered side of medicine. In this episode Lori shares her own personal experience, tips for parents or family members who are navigating the NICU, we discuss breastfeeding and pumping challenges and the importance of self care. 

Photo from Lori Leib