Our dreams were shattered when we got to know that we had to terminate the pregnancy at 23 weeks. We prayed for a miracle, and we got one! [Read more]
A reflection on a dad’s experience in the NICU, and the moment he realized that he was truly a father. [Read more]
Children don’t always understand the complexities of prematurity. Children’s books featuring prematurity and the NICU are a wonderful way for children to begin to grasp the concept without being overwhelmed or intimidated by language and situations usually reserved for adults.
To children, the story of Prince Preemie is that of a puppy born too soon, who has to stay in the hospital, and who may not fit in without his official crown.
To parents, the book addresses the difficulty of having a child in the NICU – the uncertainty of the unknown, the helplessness of watching your baby in those scary first days of the NICU, and the worry of what difficulties your child will endure in the coming days, weeks, and years. [Read more]
Cues are the signals your baby uses to show what they are feeling and how they are coping with the world around them. Babies can show this both through their behavior and through changes in their physiological state. [Read more]