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September 11, 2021

How to support a family with a baby in the NICU

When a newborn is seriously ill, the family can use all the support it can get. Here a NICU nurse suggests ways to help.

Infants & Toddlers

September 12, 2018

Parents share lessons learned in the NICU

After 9 1/2 months in the hospital with his newborn daughter, a father shares strategies for families coping with long inpatient stays.

Infants & Toddlers

April 27, 2018

What to expect in the NICU

When a newborn is in the NICU, it can be scary. A veteran NICU nurse explains what parents can expect.

Infants & Toddlers

February 20, 2018

The role of parents in the NICU

In the NICU, parents play a role that medical skills and technology can't.

Infants & Toddlers

September 28, 2020

When to worry about an abnormal baby head shape

Abnormal head shapes for newborns are common, but for some, a more rare condition can be the cause.

Infants & Toddlers

March 22, 2019

5 things to consider to prevent an unnecessary C-section

Cesarean deliveries are common, but not always medically necessary. A certified nurse-midwife offers advice for how to avoid an unneeded C-section.

Pregnancy Women's Health

November 5, 2018

Sleep apnea goes undiagnosed in many women

Symptoms of apnea in women are easily overlooked. Here's what to watch for.

Sleep Women's Health

May 15, 2018

The benefit of skin-to-skin contact for infants

One mother's experience using skin-to-skin contact to help nurture her premature baby.

Infants & Toddlers

February 13, 2018

What newborn screenings in Tennessee involve

A simple blood sample provides Tennessee parents with important information.

Infants & Toddlers

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