Tag: newborn

NICU Family Support® Program

NICU Family Support® Program

Parents have very mixed feelings when their baby is in the newborn intensive care unit (also called NICU). They may be happy to welcome their baby, bu ...
Meconium aspiration

Meconium aspiration

Meconium is the stuff that first poops are made of. It’s greenish-black, sticky and tar-like, but may be treated as gold because it shows that the ...

In the NICU – How does C-PAP differ from a ventilator?

Some premature babies are put on C-PAP to help them breathe. Others are on a ventilator.  What’s the difference? In C-PAP (continuous positive airw ...