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Study: Every Eight Minutes A Nursery Product Sends A Child To The ER

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$1M Grant Approved To Study Plastic Effects On Preemies

Plastic products implemented in the NICU have been an ongoing controversy for a long time now. Especially when products that use phthalate, a chemical used to make plastic flexible and durable, have been banned from being used in children toys but not in preemie products used in the NICU. 

According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, "conjoined twins occur once every 200,000 live births, and their survival is anything but assured."

NICU Real Life: Ian's Story

New Year babies are always very exciting. What a perfect way to ring in the new year -- with a new baby you've been patiently waiting for! However, the delivery outcomes are not always perfect, which is what Jimmy and Tiffany Goodwine experienced.

"Oh my goodness, you have twins? Which one is older?"

Benefits of Kangaroo Care

Providing kangaroo careto newborns and preemies is extremely important. Depending on your baby's condition you might not be able to hold them right away; however, even if your baby is very small they can be "kangaroo'd" and will benefit from it.

5 Ways To Survive The Holidays In The NICU

Seeing your baby in the NICU on a normal day is hard in and of itself, but during the holidays when you're extra excited to get your baby home and show them off during the holidays can make it even harder. 

Going through a stillborn pregnancy is something no one wants or should have to go through; however, due to unfortunate events they do occur. One British Columbia couple -- Darl Rivera Macalinta and PJ Macalinta -- had been trying for their first pregnancy and in the end their beautiful baby girl, Izzy, was delivered stillborn.