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CHKD is home to the region’s largest and most sophisticated neonatal intensive care unit, certified by the state as a subspecialty nursery. We provide intensive care for high-risk, critically-ill neonates and care for approximately 500 babies a year.
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    Children drawing together Posted By: Team NICU 101
    Tuesday, February 27, 2018

    Supporting Your Older Children When You Have a Baby in the NICU

    Having a baby in the NICU is difficult for all family members, including big brothers and sisters. Read full post>>

    Mom sipping a cup of coffee by herself Posted By: Team NICU 101
    Monday, February 12, 2018

    Taking Care of Yourself Away From NICU

    Having a child in the NICU is stressful, overwhelming, and emotionally exhausting. Learn how to take care of yourself while taking care of your baby. Read full post>>

    Close up of crying baby 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>>

    Baby's first Christmas ornament 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>>

    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>>