Tag: NICU

It’s Prematurity Awareness Month – Come chat with us!

It’s Prematurity Awareness Month – Come chat with us!

November is Prematurity Awareness Month, and World Prematurity Day is on November 17. Come and chat with us on Twitter. Raise your voice and join us ...
March of Dimes resources for NICU parents

March of Dimes resources for NICU parents

Being a parent in the newborn intensive care unit (also called NICU) can bring a mix of emotions, like fear, loneliness and anxiety. It can leave ...
Tips for bringing baby home from the NICU

Tips for bringing baby home from the NICU

Bringing your baby home from the hospital after birth is a very exciting time. But if you had a premature birth or other pregnancy complications a ...
Taking care of yourself while your baby is in the NICU

Taking care of yourself while your baby is in the NICU

Having a baby in the newborn intensive care unit (also called NICU) can be very stressful for you and your family. There’s so much you need to lea ...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

It’s time to celebrate the old and welcome in the new! All of us at the March of Dimes and News Moms Need want to wish you and your family a very happ ...
Breastfeeding your baby in the NICU can be challenging

Breastfeeding your baby in the NICU can be challenging

Many babies, even those born very premature can learn to breastfeed. Breast milk provides many health benefits for all newborns, but especially for pr ...
Premature birth and the NICU: a personal experience

Premature birth and the NICU: a personal experience

Every day I read and answer lots of questions on topics like preconception care, prenatal care, and how to have a healthy pregnancy. I also answer ...
What is a respiratory therapist?

What is a respiratory therapist?

If your baby is in the NICU, you know that there are a lot of people caring for her and helping her to get stronger each day. One of those NICU team m ...
What is newborn screening?

What is newborn screening?

Newborn screening looks for rare but serious and mostly treatable conditions. Babies with these conditions often look healthy at birth, but if the dis ...
Do you have questions? Ask us

Do you have questions? Ask us

Have a question about becoming pregnant? Do you want to learn more about what to expect during your pregnancy? Is your baby in the NICU? Let us help. ...