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Sensing NICU

An NICU mum invites guests to chat about their experience of neonatal care using sight, smell, touch, sound and taste as stimulus for their memories.

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Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

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E9 - Alex, Theo & Harlow

In this episode, Emma chats to Alex, whose twins Theo and Harlow were born by emergency C-section at 32 weeks due to delayed growth, and the placenta no longer providing a safe environment for the babies. Devised & presented by Emma McGrane Music by Mike Edwards Produced by Ian Worsley Follow us on Twitter @sensingnicu email: sensingnicu@gmail.com My blog: headofdramatalesofteddy.wordpress.com Spoons Charity: spoons.org.uk

38mins

16 Jun 2021

Rank #1

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E8 - Kelly & Laurel

In this episode, Emma chats to Kelly, who, at just 12 weeks pregnant was given a poor prognosis for her daughter, Laurel. Laurel was diagnosed with Scoliosis, a VSD, and Major Exomphalos meaning her stomach, liver, and bowel were growing on the outside of her abdomen. To read more about Laurel's story please visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/175906943195538/?ref=share or for advice and support relating to Exomphalos the GEEPS Facebook group can be found by clicking this link https://wwwfacebook.com/groups/4939128030/?ref=share Devised & presented by Emma McGrane Music by Mike Edwards Produced by Ian Worsley Follow us on Twitter @sensingnicu email: sensingnicu@gmail.com My blog: headofdramatalesofteddy.wordpress.com Spoons Charity: spoons.org.uk

35mins

25 May 2021

Rank #2

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E7 - Vickie & Jaxon

In this episode Emma chats to Vickie, a first time mum who became unwell at 30 weeks pregnant, had an emergency C-section at 31 weeks, and then just a few days into their NICU journey, was told that her son Jaxon had been diagnosed with Down Syndrome. Devised & presented by Emma McGrane Music by Mike Edwards Produced by Ian Worsley Follow us on Twitter @sensingnicu email: sensingnicu@gmail.com My blog: headofdramatalesofteddy.wordpress.com Spoons Charity: spoons.org.uk

24mins

21 May 2021

Rank #3

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E6 - Claire, Keely & Rowan

In this episode Emma chats to Claire & Keely, whose son Rowan was conceived through IUI. While on a weekend away in Scotland Keeley began to experience bleeding and some water loss. Just a few days, and one case of the mumps later, Keeley was induced and gave birth to Rowan via natural delivery at just 26 weeks. Devised & presented by Emma McGrane Music by Mike Edwards Produced by Ian Worsley Follow us on Twitter @sensingnicu email: sensingnicu@gmail.com My blog: headofdramatalesofteddy.wordpress.com Spoons Charity: spoons.org.uk

21mins

4 May 2021

Rank #4

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E5 - Nicole & Arwin

In this episode, Emma chats to Nicole, a US Marine who was on active duty in Japan with her husband when she became pregnant with their first child. The discovery of a large ovarian cyst meant that their son Arwin had to be delivered by emergency C-section at an army bas hospital, at just 25 weeks. Devised & Presented by Emma McGrane Music by Mike Edwards Produced by Ian Worsley Follow us on Twitter @sensingnicu email: sensingnicu@gmail.com My blog: headofdramatalesofteddy.wordpress.com Spoons Charity: spoons.org.uk

41mins

21 Apr 2021

Rank #5

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E4 - Lisa & Scarlett

In this episode, Emma chats to Lisa, who after undergoing successful IVF treatment suffered premature rupture of the membranes, meaning her daughter Scarlett had to be delivered by emergency C-section at the height of the pandemic. Devised & Presented by Emma McGrane Music by Mike Edwards Produced by Ian Worsley Follow us on Twitter @sensingnicu email: sensingnicu@gmail.com My blog: headofdramatalesofteddy.wordpress.com Spoons Charity: spoons.org.uk

26mins

14 Apr 2021

Rank #6

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E3 - Kirsten & Tom

In this episode, Emma chats to Kirsten, who had a suspected placental abruption in the early stages of her third pregnancy which led to her son, Tom, being born at just 24 weeks. Devised & presented by Emma McGrane Music by Mike Edwards Produced by Ian Worsley Follow us on Twitter @sensingnicu email: sensingnicu@gmail.com My blog: headofdramatalesofteddy.wordpress.com Spoons Charity: spoons.org.uk

25mins

8 Apr 2021

Rank #7

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E2 - Emma & Isla

In this episode Emma chats to Emma, whose daughter, Isla, was born at 25 weeks. Despite close monitoring after sadly losing their daughter, Ada, at 22 weeks in a previous pregnancy, Emma went into spontaneous labour and was taken to hospital where Isla was born via emergency C-Section. Devised & presented by Emma McGrane Music by Mike Edwards Produced by Ian Worsley Follow us on Twitter @sensingnicu email: sensingnicu@gmail.com My blog: headofdramatalesofteddy.wordpress.com Spoons Charity: spoons.org.uk

24mins

4 Apr 2021

Rank #8

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E1 - Jo & Ruby

In this episode Emma chats to Jo, whose daughter Ruby was born at full term but due to complications during labour had to be transferred to a different hospital to receive cooling treatment on their neonatal unit. Devised & presented by Emma McGrane Music by Mike Edwards Produced by Ian Worsley Follow us on Twitter @sensingnicu email: sensingnicu@gmail.com My blog: headofdramatalesofteddy.wordpress.com Spoons Charity: spoons.org.uk

26mins

2 Apr 2021

Rank #9