Tag: "NICU"

post thumbnail
0

March Of Dimes Wraps NICU Babies Up As Gifts For Christmas

Tis the season to give and the March of Dimes has definitely given a group of parents a gift they will never forget. The March of Dimes in Kansas City, along with the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurses and staff at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, came together to create some absolutely adorable pictures of their little fighters.

post thumbnail
0

Viral ‘Bun in the Oven’ Couple Welcomes Premature Baby Boy

Two weeks ago Dana Griffin-Graves and Arkell Graves’ quest to have a baby went viral when a video Dana posted announcing she was pregnant went viral. Sadly, their miracle baby has arrived early after Dana suffered pregnancy complications in the 22nd week of her pregnancy.

post thumbnail
0

Wisconsin Woman Donates 29 Gallons of Breast Milk

Pumping milk requires time, energy, and serious commitment. It can be difficult enough to meet this commitment when you’re doing it for your own child, but to do it for one you will never meet . . . that takes some serious heart – something Amy Borman of Rhinelander, Wisconsin apparently has a massive supply of.

post thumbnail
0

Woman Kept Alive after Stroke to Give Her Baby a Fighting Chance

Karla Perez, 22, was looking forward to the birth of her second child, but then, at just 22 weeks pregnant, she suddenly collapsed in her Waterloo home.

post thumbnail
0

10 Reasons to Read to Your Baby

Reading can open up a whole new world for both children and adults, but did you know that reading to your baby has benefits as well? It’s true! In fact several studies have linked some pretty big benefits to reading to infants.

post thumbnail
0

Parents Credit Unapproved Drug For Daughter’s Amazing Recovery

Often, in an attempt to save a person’s life, doctors need to think outside of the box when planning a patient’s treatment. Today Bruce & Elise Saiaana are thankful for the persistence the doctors at Seattle Children’s Hospital showed when looking after their baby, because – after they had exhausted many of their options – an unconventional treatment ended up saving their baby’s life.

post thumbnail
2

Canadian Mother Delivers in US and is Handed Million Dollar Medical Bill

Those of us that live in the United States are familiar with the insurmountable costs of medical insurance. Many of us know what it means to avoid going to the doctor, even when we probably should, because we don’t have insurance or cannot afford to meet the deductible. A Canadian mother recently fell victim to those crippling costs after going into premature labor while visiting Hawaii.

post thumbnail
0

Doctors Use Hypothermia Treatment To Save Newborn’s Life

After not feeling her baby move for 36 hours, Zoe Green was rushed to the hospital for an emergency cesarean. Born at 37 weeks gestation, her son, little Harvey Sutton, had lost a third of his blood. He also had fluid in his lungs, anemia, blood poisoning, and had been deprived of oxygen. Doctors could only give him a 30 percent chance of survival.

post thumbnail
0

Hospital’s Smallest Surviving Baby Goes Home!

All preemies have more than their share of obstacles to overcome, but the smaller and more premature a baby is, the more they must fight to survive. Harley Gulliksen’s parents know this better than most.

post thumbnail
0

Music Therapy and Lullabies Have Positive Health Effects for Preemies and Promote Parental Bonding

Countless studies have highlighted the many benefits of music therapy. Those suffering from depression may improve their mood. An insomniac may finally start to sleep better at night. An autistic child’s meltdown may be diffused. A cerebral palsy patient may find a way to connect with the outside world.

post thumbnail
0

Sleep Apnea May be Harmful to Both Mother and Baby, Study Says

Sleep apnea isn’t good for anyone, but a new study says it may be even riskier for a pregnant woman and her unborn child.