NICU 101

NICU Baby Sneeze Small Posted By: Team NICU 101
Tuesday, January 02, 2018

What to Know About RSV and the Flu

If your baby is leaving the NICU and going home over the winter months, remember it’s the season for cold, flu and RSV. Read full post>>

NICU Holidays Small Posted By: Team NICU 101
Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Surviving the Holidays in the NICU

Here you are in the NICU, and chances are good that you can quickly think of at least a dozen places you’d rather spend the upcoming holidays. Read full post>>

NICU Mom and baby Small Posted By: Team NICU 101
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

What Can I Do To Help My NICU Baby?

Mothers of babies in the neonatal intensive care unit are often caught off guard by the turn of events. There are some specific things they can do to better involve themselves with the ongoing care of their child, though. Read full post>>

NICU Hug Small Posted By: Team NICU 101
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Do's and Don'ts For the Friends and Families of NICU Parents

You have probably found that it can be hard to know what to say during this difficult time. The following list of Do’s and Don’ts was created by parents of CHKD NICU graduates. Read full post>>

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Is Your Baby Eligible for Social Security or Medicaid?

All babies who have a low birth weight (1199 grams or less) are eligible for Social Security (SSI) and Medicaid benefits through the Low Birth Weight Program. Read full post>>

NICU Reading to Baby Small Posted By: Team NICU 101
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Reading in the NICU and Beyond

There are many benefits associated with reading to babies, toddlers, and children. Read full post>>