Posts: NICU

Essential Baby Gear for Preemies

Essential Baby Gear for Preemies

Planning and preparing for the arrival of a new baby is an exciting time. Many expectant parents spend a great deal of time and money stocking their homes with the latest and greatest gadgets to make caring for a little one easier. But when the birth of a baby comes...
Kangaroo Care: Give a Helping Hug

Kangaroo Care: Give a Helping Hug

We all remember the first time we held our baby. For some it was with in the first few moments after birth and for others it might not have been for a few days to weeks. For me it was three days – the longest three days ever. It was on that third day that one...
5 Reasons to do Kangaroo Care with Your Baby

5 Reasons to do Kangaroo Care with Your Baby

If you’re in the NICU, chances are your medical team will encourage you to participate in skin-to-skin care with your baby, also known as kangaroo care. Kangaroo care has many positive benefits for both parents and babies, could result in a shorter NICU stay,...