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JENNIFER DEGL

AUTHOR, SPEAKER, MATERNAL & NEONATAL HEALTH ADVOCATE
NICU Awareness Month

NICU Awareness Month

September is NICU Awareness Month and September 30th is NICU Awareness Day. This month also hosts a few other important recognition weeks. Neonatal Nurses Week was the week of September 11th and Neonatal Therapists Week was the week of September 18th.  Wow.  That is a...
The 2022 iCAN Summit

The 2022 iCAN Summit

It’s been a while since I wrote a blogpost but I have something very exciting to share today! Last month I participated in the International Children’s Advocacy Network (iCAN) Summit in Lyon, France.  iCAN is a worldwide consortium of children’s advisory groups, known...
My Micro Preemie Turns 10 Today!

My Micro Preemie Turns 10 Today!

My micro preemie turns 10 today! Each year her birthday hits me in a different way. I cried the majority of the day on her 1st birthday. Her 2nd through 4th birthdays seemed a lot more full of fun and games as far as I can remember but we did not have parties. Her 5th...
Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting 2022

Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting 2022

It was such an honor to present at the 2022 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting in Denver last weekend. It was a pretty quick trip and I was there and back within 36 hours, but it was a great experience. This was my first in-person presentation since January of...
Conflict in Ukraine: Effects on Moms & Babies

Conflict in Ukraine: Effects on Moms & Babies

The NICU Parent Network (NPN) and National Perinatal Association (NPA), stand in solidarity with our European neonatal and perinatal colleagues as they struggle to provide care and support to the most vulnerable, medically fragile babies and their families. We...