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Why are NICU parents like me so unrepresented in the media?


FRONT PAGE!

Very excited to be featured on the front page of the #parentvoices page today on the @huffpostuk about a subject very close to my heart regarding the underrepresentation of #nicuparents in the #media.

"Why aren’t we talking about NICU? Why as a NICU mum do I feel like I have failed because I cannot live up to the images I see every day in the media?

Why aren’t we talking about NICU in antenatal classes? Why are we leaving new parents to be ambushed after just giving birth to find yourself in the unknown territory of the NICU ward?

You’re thrust into a world you didn’t ask for, you didn’t know anything about at a time you should be celebrating the happiest time of your life."



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