Tag: prematurity

Parent navigators – a lifeline for NICU moms and dads

Parent navigators – a lifeline for NICU moms and dads

If you’re the parent of a baby born prematurely, you know the stress and anxiety that is a part of having your baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care uni ...
Three quarters of a century young (yes – we’re 79 years old!)

Three quarters of a century young (yes – we’re 79 years old!)

It’s that time of year, when magazines are full of stories and photos of the year in review, and people look back to take stock of their accomplishmen ...
Can the benefits of kangaroo mother care last into adulthood?

Can the benefits of kangaroo mother care last into adulthood?

Parents who have had a baby in the NICU are familiar with kangaroo care or skin-to-skin care. Kangaroo care is a way to hold your baby so that there i ...
Helping your baby thrive in the NICU

Helping your baby thrive in the NICU

This video clip contains great information on nurturing your baby in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). In the video, real NICU parents describe ...
Sometimes, love comes early – Pampers is offering a touch of love for those who do

Sometimes, love comes early – Pampers is offering a touch of love for those who do

Today we welcome guest blogger Amy Tally, Senior Scientist, Pampers Hospital Diaper Development, P&G. At Pampers, we believe every touch of lo ...
Recognizing families who care for preemies

Recognizing families who care for preemies

In addition to November being Prematurity Awareness Month, it’s National Family Caregivers Month. These two themes go together well. Caring for a prem ...
Infant loss affects the tiniest family members

Infant loss affects the tiniest family members

Loss affects entire families every day, in many different ways. In honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day tomorrow, here is the heartfelt st ...
Give them tomorrow

Give them tomorrow

Today is an important one here at the March of Dimes. Today we launch our new campaign, Give them tomorrow, to raise awareness and funds to fight b ...
Preemies need vaccines, too

Preemies need vaccines, too

Special thanks to the CDC for sharing this post with us in honor of National Immunization Awareness Month. Having a premature baby can be stressful ...
Pragmatics – helping your child learn the rules of social language

Pragmatics – helping your child learn the rules of social language

If you have a child with a developmental or speech delay, you may have heard the term “pragmatics.” It refers to the use of language in a social setti ...