Premature Baby Needs
Your premature baby needs special care, particularly in the hospital. Learn helpful information about what to expect in the NICU, preparing to go home from the hospital, development milestones for preemies, and care for premature babies at home.
Each NICU will have its own guidelines regarding the discharge of your baby from the hospital. Listed below are some of the most common one.
New methods to treat the potential medical problems of premature babies are constantly evolving. Here's an introducion to a few areas that the NICU staff will be monitoring for you baby.
Your baby may be moved more than once between birth and going home. Here are some things to know about facility transfers.
Because he arrived early, your premature baby's development will look a bit different than a full-term infat's would. We've listed some milestones in development that you will notice in your baby as he develops.
The NICU may seem intimidating at first, but the equipment you see is being used to help your baby grow stronger. Learn about some of the machines you may see while she is in the NICU.
The Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is a special place where highly trained doctors and nurses are giving your baby around-the-clock care. Learn More about the NICU.