Articles

Sometimes parenting your preemie or NICU baby can be a challenge.  In this section, we will be featuring articles related to parenting your premature baby or sick newborn in the NICU and beyond. Most of these articles are based upon the personal experiences of the contributors.
In the NICU
Bonding with baby in the NICU – Tips on creating a bond with your baby in the NICU through touch, holding, kangaroo care, music and more.
Making Memories in the NICU – Ideas for recording special NICU moments through photos, journals, baby books, etc.
Siblings and the NICU – Coping with issues related to sibling reactions to having a preemie, visitation and bonding in the NICU.
 
Preemie Parenting
Plagiocephaly – Flat Head Syndrome – Information about prevention and treatment of plagiocephaly.
 
Attention: NICU 101 is looking for parents, healthcare providers and authors to contribute to this section. If you have an article you think would be helpful to parents of preemies or sick newborns hospitalized in intensive care, feel free to use our contact form to let us know. NICU 101 reserves the right to refuse submissions for any reason, including, but not limited to content, writing style or lack of suitability. All work published will include a brief biography of the author.
 
Information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. It is not meant to diagnose or treat any condition, or to supersede the advice of your physician. If you have a medical emergency call 911 or your doctor immediately. Consult your physician as soon as possible for any concerns over your child’s health or development.
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