Tag: preemie

Choosing a car seat for your premature baby

Choosing a car seat for your premature baby

This is an exciting moment! Your baby has been discharge from the newborn intensive care unit (also called, NICU) and is ready to go home. Now you ...
Is breastfeeding a preemie different than a full term baby?

Is breastfeeding a preemie different than a full term baby?

The answer is yes. You’ve probably spent the last few months anxiously getting ready for your baby’s arrival. You’ve probably also thought about an ...
What if my baby needs surgery?

What if my baby needs surgery?

The idea of surgery is scary for anyone. But learning your premature baby needs to have surgery can be terrifying. Learning what you can expect may ma ...
How to establish your milk supply while your preemie is in the NICU

How to establish your milk supply while your preemie is in the NICU

If your baby is in the NICU, you may not be able to breastfeed the way you imagined. But providing your preemie with your breast milk will give her th ...

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 ...