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Home With Your Preemie - Preemies - About.com
Although it may feel like your preemie will stay in the NICU forever, you will eventually get to take your baby home! Life after NICU discharge may seem chaotic ...
Life With a Preemie - Preemies - About.com
A look at day-to-day life with a preemie. Managing NICU visits while your baby is still in the hospital, introducing siblings, and transitioning into a home routine.
NICU Baby - How Long Was Your Baby in the NICU - Preemies
He earned himself 10 days total in the NICU due to dropping his breathing. .... was born at 24 weeks and spent almost the first full year of his life in the NICU.
Premature Baby Survival - Preemies - About.com
Jun 9, 2014 ... 22 Weeks: Less than 10% of babies born at 22 weeks live to NICU ... doctors look at the overall chances of survival combined with quality of life.
In the NICU - Preemies - About.com
Coping with all of the events and emotions of NICU life can feel overwhelming. Your own feelings and emotions will probably run high, and your normal coping ...
Premature Babies Born at 23-24 Weeks - Preemies - About.com
May 29, 2014 ... Over half of premature babies born between 23 and 24 weeks of pregnancy will survive delivery and live to see life outside of the NICU. Babies ...
FAQs About Blood Transfusions in the NICU - Preemies - About.com
Jun 24, 2014 ... In the NICU, babies may be given a red blood cell transfusion for ... for shock or severe blood loss, blood transfusions can save a baby's life.
Occupational Therapy in the NICU - Preemies - About.com
Occupational therapy (OT) helps people of all ages to develop life skills. In the NICU, an occupational therapist works with staff and infants and their families to ...
What Is ECMO in the NICU and Why Is It Used?
Jun 24, 2014 ... ... or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, as it's used in the NICU for ... Severe respiratory distress syndrome; Life-threatening infection or ...
Should Twins Sleep Together in the NICU? - Preemies - About.com
Cobedding twins and other multiples is common practice in many NICUs. ... the transition to life by providing care that mimics the womb as much as possible.
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