Raising young children with PKU - an interview with Lacy Shaffer and Julie Bolduc DeFilippo

Episode 2,  Sep 18, 2021, 08:04 PM

On this episode of Caring for Rare, Lacy and Julie, who didn’t previously know each other, share their experiences of raising young children with PKU.

Moms Lacy and Julie: Raising children with phenylketonuria (PKU)
Forming community is essential for many people and caregivers living with rare metabolic disorders. In this episode, moms Lacy and Julie, who didn’t know each other previously, tell their stories of bringing up children with phenylketonuria (PKU). They cover navigating their children’s special diets with family and friends, dealing with feelings of isolation, as well as the joys of watching their children grow from babies to personality-filled kids! 

This episode was produced by Alletta Cooper, Ulrike Reichert, and Kate Miley for Nutricia North America. The music featured in this episode is Look Inside by Sirus Music, and Sunbang by Elephant Music.