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Vaccinations and Your Preemie

Childhood vaccinations are often a hot topic these days, but so much of the discussion is about immunizing healthy, full-term babies. Is the conversation any different when it involves preemies? When my 26-weeker hit the 2-month mark, he was still hospitalized, and vaccinations were the furthest thing from my mind. I was in the here-and-now of oxygen […]

Immunizations and Your Preemie

When my preemie turned 2 months old in the NICU, he was definitely in the home stretch. He had moved to the intermediate nursery, was “out of heat,” and in a regular crib. I thought his car seat test was next. But, what I was asked instead was, did I want him to get his 2-month immunizations. My happy heart deflated […]