NEC-Zero is an intervention that is delivered in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to prevent and improve timely recognition of necrotizing enterocolitis, known as NEC. Its goal is to reduce NEC "to zero" incidence. Learn more about the project

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The Importance of Collaborative Care

Our goal is to inspire providers and patient-families to collaborate in their effort to improve outcomes for fragile infants at risk of NEC.

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Protect Your Baby

Babies who are born prematurely have extra challenges. Special care practices can help protect a premature baby.

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Know the Symptoms of NEC

Your baby is unlikely to develop necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). However, it is important to be aware of the symptoms.

Learn more about identifying and preventing NEC

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Benefits of Breast Milk

Find out more about the benefits of breast milk

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NEC Resources

It can be overwhelming caring for premature infant. There are resources available to support maternal needs and infant health.

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GutCheckNEC was designed to be a risk measurement tool for infants at risk for necrotizing enterocolitis.