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About the Author

Author Info

Jennifer Degl is the mother of four, including a micro preemie who was born at 23 weeks gestation, and the founder of Speaking for Moms and Babies, Inc. Her mission is to educate the public on maternal and neonatal health issues. She is the author of three books, articles in the Journal of Pediatrics and the Journal of Perinatology, a fierce advocate, a passionate public speaker, an active member of the International Neonatal Consortium, and she also serves on the Board of Directors for the NICU Parent Network and NIDCAP Federation International. Jennifer has been a high school science teacher for 20 years and believes education is the key to healthcare reform.