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JENNIFER DEGL

AUTHOR, SPEAKER, MATERNAL & NEONATAL HEALTH ADVOCATE
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...
World Prematurity Day 2021

World Prematurity Day 2021

Wednesday November 17th was World Prematurity Day, and boy did we celebrate! The New York Bridge State Authority was super supportive and agreed to light up the Mid-Hudson Bridge (in New York) purple to help us spread awareness. It was beautiful. We had a special...