Preemie Care

Having a premature baby can feel like an unexpected journey on rough seas. With extensive and up-to-date information about how to look after your little one, Preemie Care will be a life preserver through these tumultuous waters and will help steer you confidently through the first year of your baby’s life. More

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About Karen Lasby

Karen Lasby’s more than thirty-five-year nursing career includes NICU roles as bedside nurse, transport nurse and educator, pediatrics, pediatric intensive care, and community health. Karen leads a specialized nursing team in post-discharge follow-up of extremely premature infants and their families, the only team of its kind in Canada. She has presented locally, nationally, and internationally on the topics of premature babies, neonatal oral feeding, and NICU-to-home transition. She has been the co-investigator in several research studies examining outcomes for very low birth weight infants and has published several professional articles on maternal work in the NICU, neonatal transition, and gastroesophageal reflux. An educator for nearly thirty years, Karen has taught, written instructional material, and produced online courses for neonatal nursing programs. Formerly the president of the Canadian Association of Neonatal Nurses, she served on this national board for twelve years, and on the board of the Council of International Neonatal Nurses for three years. Karen has a master’s degree in nursing and a neonatal nursing specialty certification with the Canadian Nurses Association and her work has been recognized by the Canadian Institute of Child Health and College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta.

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