Tag: NICU

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

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

Babies who are born preterm (before 37 weeks) may have trouble breathing and need extra help to breathe well. Some babies are put on C-PAP ( ...
Brain bleeds in premature babies

Brain bleeds in premature babies

Preterm birth can lead to many different health complications. Brain bleed, also called an intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), is one type of seri ...
What you need to know about booster shots and an extra dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

What you need to know about booster shots and an extra dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccines keep us healthy by protecting us from certain diseases, including COVID-19. Medical experts and scientists have been researching if peop ...
Let’s celebrate the nurses in the NICU

Let’s celebrate the nurses in the NICU

Neonatal Nurses Week (also known as NICU Nurses Week) is the perfect time to celebrate the hard work and dedication of the nurses who take care o ...
Holidays in the NICU during the COVID-19 pandemic

Holidays in the NICU during the COVID-19 pandemic

The holiday season is a time full of cheer for many families, but this year the COVID-19 pandemic has changed so much. You may be worried about y ...
How to protect your baby from COVID-19 while in the NICU

How to protect your baby from COVID-19 while in the NICU

If your baby is sick and needs to be cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), you may be even more worried than usual because of the ...
Feeding your baby and COVID-19 concerns

Feeding your baby and COVID-19 concerns

Updated November 23, 2020 You’ve probably heard that breast milk is the best food for your baby. However, the COVID-19 pandemic may make ...
COVID-19, the NICU and your baby

COVID-19, the NICU and your baby

Hospitals and healthcare staff are taking safety measures to prevent the spreading of COVID-19. Even after parents and hospitals, take all the po ...
Premature babies and COVID-19: What we know

Premature babies and COVID-19: What we know

Updated November 23, 2020  New research shows that pregnant people who are infected with coronavirus disease (COVID-19)  may have a higher ris ...
Taking care of your mental health while your baby is in the NICU

Taking care of your mental health while your baby is in the NICU

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the way daily life looks for all of us. For so many families, these are uncertain a ...