When you know in advance that you’re going to have a NICU baby, there are a few things you can do to help prepare yourself.
For the Support People
Help your partner get as much sleep as possible – Lack of sleep can do weird things to a woman. Add fluctuating hormones to the mix, and it’s a recipe for disaster. Encourage your partner to rest any chance she can. … Read More ›
No one knows more than a labor and delivery nurse that everyone loves a baby. I’m sure your intentions are good, but here are just a few reasons why it’s not a good idea to visit a new mom while she’s… Read More ›
Take their other kids somewhere. Anywhere, just get them out of their house. It’s so much harder when you have to tend to a new baby and to your other kids. So take out her other children as often as you… Read More ›