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Child Life On Call: Parents of children with an illness or medical condition share their stories with a child life specialist

Dec 14, 2022

On this week's episode, Katie wraps up the year with, Lyndsey  (CLOC admin + podcast editor) sharing about what the common themes across the episodes were in 2022. This year was a memorable one as there were so many parents who so candidly shared their story on the podcast and clinicians who shared their expertise to inspire our listeners. 2022, you were SO good to us! 2023 we look forward to all the amazing stories and insight this next season will bring! 

[00:45] Lyndsey Introduces herself

[3:34] Listening to stories while in the hospital

[4:09] Diversity of topics in 2022

[4:32] Paola's Story {Episode 131}

[5:30] Laura's Story {Episode 123 + Episode 124}

[6:02] Dear NICU Mama's Story {Episode 145}

[6:28] Feeding pump interruption

[8:00] Acceptance of being an advocate and expert

[8:25]Find your people

[9:09] It's ok to use google

[11:20] We are grateful for you

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