Articles for Tag: "premature"

A day in the life of a NICU nurse 
A day in the life of a NICU nurse
Kim Vuckovich, a nurse at Advocate Children’s Hospital, shares what it’s like to care for some of the most fragile babies.
Having a premature baby in the NICU 
Having a premature baby in the NICU
Nothing could prepare me for the roller coaster of emotions.
A day in the life of a NICU nurse  Featured
A day in the life of a NICU nurse
Kim Vuckovich, a nurse at Advocate Children’s Hospital, shares what it’s like to care for some of the most fragile babies.
Premature births continue to decline in the U.S. 
Premature births continue to decline in the U.S.
Today, the March of Dimes released a new report saying that more pregnancies are making it to full-term.
5 reasons kangaroo care can help premature babies 
5 reasons kangaroo care can help premature babies
Skin-to-skin contact between parents and preemies has profound effects.
Preterm babies could face developmental issues later 
Preterm babies could face developmental issues later
Infants born early may experience problems with memory and attention span.
Feeding cues for premies 
Feeding cues for premies
Experts say strict feeding schedules won’t work for premature infants. Here’s four tips that can help.