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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

Feb 28, 2024

In this profound episode, we join Katie Taylor as she delves into the inspiring journey of a military family navigating pediatric healthcare for their two medically complex children. Through the voice of the remarkable mother, Kat, we explore the unique challenges and triumphs of securing continuous, specialized care...

Jan 31, 2024

“Millie's journey has taken me to the end of myself, but it's been the most beautiful beginning of understanding humanness and how to be compassionate and how to really be kind to other people and take notice that the story that is their life may not be what you see.”

How does trauma affect the whole family, and how...

Dec 6, 2023

In this episode of Child Life On Call, we are honored to host Jennifer Canvasser, the driving force behind the NEC Society, as she shares her poignant journey and advocacy for Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) awareness in the NICU. Join us as Jennifer unveils her personal story and how she transformed her loss into...

Nov 29, 2023

 In this episode, our guest James Robinson will share the keys to living life to its fullest, both inside and outside of the hospital, so that you can provide the result of bringing joy and happiness to your child's life, despite their medical condition. 

James Robinson, the author of the book "More Than We Expected:...

Nov 15, 2023


In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Discover the untold journey of NICU parents, gaining insights and understanding into their unique experiences.

  • Uncover the challenges of medically complex pregnancies, and learn strategies for navigating this complex journey with support and resilience.

  • Explore the...