Alphabet Soup Is Hard to Swallow

Alphabet Soup Is Hard to Swallow

Alphabet soup isn’t hard to swallow. Not for most people anyway. But when a pediatrician says your newborn baby has esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula (EA/TEF), the diagnosis is a hard one for parents to digest. And for the baby, this particular...
Thirty Years Ago Today in NICU

Thirty Years Ago Today in NICU

Today, May 24, is the 30th anniversary of our son’s admission to neonatal intensive care (NICU). He spent two and a half weeks recovering from a EA/TEF repair while we adjusted to a different parenting dream than we imagined when we learned we were pregnant. It...