Tag Archives: NICU

What are the differences between the NICUs in West Tower and the Pavilion for Women?

This blog is co-authored by Dr. Pammi, neonatologist and Kellie Kainer, nursing director. Having a baby admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for prematurity or other reasons can be … Full Entry »

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Our experience in the NICU at Texas Children’s

I have wanted kids for as long as I can remember. There was nothing in this world I wanted more than to be a mother. When Aaron and I got married, I … Full Entry »

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What does being a Level 4 NICU mean?

As any parent knows, when you have a new baby there is so much to learn. Every baby is different and your life with a new child can, at times, … Full Entry »

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Invisible disabilities: Advocating for the unseen

Parents of preemies often remark on how one can never quite seem to leave the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) behind. Sometimes they are referring to the emotional effects of a … Full Entry »

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Hopeful, not optimistic

  On Jan 15, 2009 (which happened to be my 28th birthday), I had my very first ultrasound for my first pregnancy. While scanning me, the doctor turned the screen and asked … Full Entry »

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