Curious how neonatal therapy services are delivered in other settings?  What about in other countries? Join the NTCB as we celebrate our international Certified Neonatal Therapists, and take a closer look at neonatal therapy in the United Arab Emirates. Wedad is a neonatal therapist practicing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Located along the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, the United Arab Emirates is known for its seven emirates—Abu Dhabi,……

Curious how neonatal therapy services are delivered in other settings?  What about in other countries? Join the NTCB as we celebrate our international Certified Neonatal Therapists, and take a closer look at neonatal therapy in Singapore. “Neonatal therapy certification has made me more confident of the work that I do. In some ways, it has validated my role, our roles as physiotherapists in the NICU and special care nursery. In  the……

Curious how neonatal therapy services are delivered in other settings?  What about in other countries? Join the NTCB as we celebrate our international Certified Neonatal Therapists, and take a closer look at neonatal therapy in Doha, Qatar. Jisha Elizabeth Mathew is a Certified Neonatal Therapist (CNT) from Doha, Qatar. Qatar is located between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, has a population of approximately 3 million, and has a rate……

“A premature baby may look tiny and fragile to touch, but don’t underestimate the courage, strength, and determination of a baby born too soon.” This quote, written by an unknown author, could be about Amanda Broadhurst who is originally from Newark, Delaware. Years after Amanda required NICU care as an infant, she returned to the NICU as an occupational therapist and recently obtained the Certified Neonatal Therapist (CNT) credential. Below is the……

We are excited to introduce our 500th CNT…(drumroll)…Mary Fenner OTR/L, CNT! Mary’s start as an occupational therapist paralleled her first taste of the NICU, back in 2015, when she completed a clinical rotation at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. She instantly knew then that her passion was the NICU. Following graduation, she worked in a nursing home, but continued to stay-up-to date with the latest evidence on practice in the……

LaTonya Washington is a Certified Neonatal Therapist (CNT) who strives for excellence in neonatal therapy and creates growth and change with her knowledge and passion for at-risk infants and their families. LaTonya, who was raised in Louisiana, lives and works in the Washington D.C. area and provides therapy services in a Level IV NICU in Virginia and a Level III NICU in D.C.LaTonya notes that she wanted to become a CNT……

CNTs from South Africa

“We have such a passion for our little ones and their families and for ensuring that they receive the services they deserve. South Africans are passionate, resilient, adaptable and determined, we would love to share our passion for neonates with the rest of our colleagues and showcase South African efforts in empowering families and managing these often complex little ones.” –Andrea Fourie, SLP, CNT and Bianca Pereira, OT, CNT  Andrea Fourie and Bianca Pereira……

In a life that has come full circle, twin sisters born prematurely in the 1970s have now dedicated their lives to helping babies with similar struggles, gaining the hard-earned title of Certified Neonatal Therapists. Jeni and Juli were born 6 weeks before their due date, each weighing barely over 4 pounds. After their original discharge, both girls were quickly admitted to a small community hospital in Texas due to serious health……