The Other Mothers

Authors Debbi Simmons Harris, MA, MS

Date 2021

Keywords Family Leadership in Systems, Minnesota

This article describes one health system’s attempt at introducing staff to the lived experience of parents of CMC, from the viewpoint of a parent of medically fragile child. She describes herself as one of many ‘uber’ parents, common in children’s hospitals. Originally published in the Pediatric Palliative Care and Hospice E-Journal.