Episode 27: NICU Advocacy: Interview with André and Kayleon Elliott


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Today I have the privilege of airing the interview that I did with André and Kayleon Elliott about their experience with the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). September is NICU awareness month and the Elliott’s story is a great one to share during this time.

André and Kayleon live just outside of Charlotte, North Caroline with their little girl, Ariah. They both have a background in Ministry and Kayleon is the founder of By Grace Not Perfection. In today’s show, André and Kayleon share their story about having their baby prematurely and spending her first 45 days of her life in the NICU. The goal of our conversation is to bring awareness and advocate for NICU parents. Lets jump into the interview:

In this episode we discuss:

How to get in touch with André and Kayleon:

Two Hosts are Better website: https://www.twohostsarebetter.com/

Two Hosts are Better podcast: https://www.twohostsarebetter.com/podcast


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bgnpllc

Thank you so much for listening to the show today. This conversation was particularly impactful for me because my middle sister, Lauren, was born prematurely and with a complication that required surgery and a month long stay in the NICU. I was only 4 years old when she was born, but I remember it being a very scary and stressful time for my family. I’m so glad that the Elliotts are doing the work that they are for NICU advocacy. If you are interested in doing more or finding out more, I would encourage you to check out their resources listed above, as well as March of Dimes.org.

Thank you for listening to the show today!

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