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NICU 101

Baker-Breastfeeding and COVID-Small Posted By: Team NICU 101, Ashlynn Baker, BSN, RN, IBCLC
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Feeding Your NICU Baby During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents wonder if it’s safe to provide breast milk for their NICU baby. Not only is your breast milk safe, it is beneficial. Read full post>>

Close up of a mom kissing her infant Posted By: Katherine Babb, BSN, RN
Thursday, August 8, 2019

When a Primary Patient Goes Home

When a neonatal intensive care unit patient goes home, a little bit of their registered nurse's heart goes along with them. Read full post>>

Baby's first Christmas ornament Posted By: Team NICU 101
Wednesday, December 6, 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>>

Mom visiting her NICU baby in an isolette Posted By: Team NICU 101
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

What Can I Do To Help My NICU Baby?

There are some specific things moms in the NICU can do to better to involve themselves with the care of their child. Read full post>>

Mom and teen daughter hugging Posted By: Team NICU 101
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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

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>>

Social Security Cards Posted By: Team NICU 101
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>>