Hand to Hold's Official Blog: Written by Parents for Parents

Safe Sleep Practices for Baby

by Hand to Hold staff, in collaboration with SafeKids Austin & Travis County Medical Examiner There are few pleasures that can compare with holding your sleeping baby in your arms. Any parent who has spent time in the NICU can tell you exactly what it meant to them to hold their baby for the first time! Once we […]

5 Uses for a Baby Blanket Outside the Crib

Your preemie is about to be discharged. Perhaps she’s breathing on her own. Maybe she needs oxygen to support her lungs, either through a  cannula or a trach. You look around her nursery for one final safety check. Your eyes fall upon the one smothering item which still eludes your careful planning: the blanket. Children’s […]