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NICU Heroes Podcast

Aug 30, 2020

In this episode, Kelli and guests discuss the gut microbiome and why it's important. They also talk about pathogenic bacteria and how probiotics can aid the gut, as well as how all of this relates to premature infants. 



Jun 22, 2020

Terry Johnson discusses how the access to information has changed through the years and how that affects a NICU medical professional. She also speaks about the transition NICU nurses have had to make in using more technology at the bedside.

Apr 16, 2020

Lori and Kelli discuss the many ways COVID-19 can impact NICU professionals and the importance of listening to each other as a means of support. They also talk about how to cope with the stress and trauma of working in the NICU during COVID-19.

Mar 17, 2020

Kelli and Barb Himes discuss what First Candle is and its services. They also talk about the difference between SIDS and SUID, and the risks involved for premature babies with each syndrome. Barb discusses the AAP recommendations for safe sleep and the importance and benefit of breastfeeding your preemie. 

Mar 17, 2020

Kelli and Cheryl discuss what secondary trauma is and how it can affect NICU professionals. They also talk about the importance of nutrition and hydration for NICU professionals and how to recognize burnout and combat it.