Tag: NICU/Premature Birth
Cooling Blankets Help Save Babies Lives in the NICU
Babies and warm blankets often go hand-in-hand, but for some newborns, a cool blanket plays a part in saving their lives.
Preterm Birth and Brain Development: A New Frontier of Newborn Care
One in nine babies in the United States is born prematurely. Thanks to innovations in medical care, more than 90 percent of these babies survive.
NICU Redesigned with Families in Mind
Having a premature baby can be stressful, which is one of the reasons why Brigham and Women's new NICU facility offers a more open and welcoming environment for families and their babies.
For Babies at Risk: Intervene Early and Monitor Often, Through Early Childhood
Parents discharged from the NICU with a fragile newborn can have concerns about their baby's ongoing health. At BWH, a new NICU Follow-Up Program aims to provide a solution.
Grateful NICU Parent Runs Boston Marathon
Paul Brogna runs the 2018 Boston Marathon in appreciation of the care his son received in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Choosing an Obstetrics Provider: The First Decision You’ll Make as a Parent
There are few important things to consider before choosing an obstetrics provider for you and your baby.
Feeding Your Baby in the NICU
A team of physicians, nurses, dietitians and lactation consultants will implement an individualized plan of care based on the feeding needs of you and your baby.
Milk Analyzer Research: Personalized Nutrition for NICU Babies
A new research study examines whether knowing the exact nutrition contained in individual feedings of human milk, and adding just the right fortification, could aid the smallest of babies.
With Triplets on the Way, Seek Experienced Care
At Brigham and Women's Hospital more than 6,300 babies are born annually, which typically includes nearly 200 women giving birth to twins, triplets or quadruplets each year.