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The Journey to Ear Tubes

Prematurity is the gift that keeps on giving. Even if you were lucky enough to escape the NICU with no lingering complications, sometimes issues will crop up much later that leave you wondering if prematurity is rearing its ugly head again. For us, it has been hearing issues. Is it related to prematurity, genetics, or […]

Can You Hear Me Now? Preemies and Ear Tubes

Jaxson, my micropreemie born at 23 weeks, passed his hearing test before he was discharged from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). I thought we were in the clear with hearing issues, but then Jaxson started getting recurring ear infections and fluid build-up in his ear canals. The constant fluid in his ears was causing a […]