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Underproduction of Breast Milk: How to Increase Your Supply

How much is “enough” breast milk? The answer is not a number, because it is different for each mother. “Enough”... Read full post »

Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: Advice from Former NICU Parents

I still remember the first time I walked into the NICU. It was hours after the birth of my twin... Read full post »

Breastfeeding in the NICU: How to Solve a Unique Challenge

Soon-to-be parents often imagine what their baby will be like, what they will name him or her, what will happen... Read full post »

The Story Behind the Ranking: What It Means to Be Named One of America’s Top 10 Children’s Hospitals by US News and World Report

We work every day to provide the best possible care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and our most important seal of... Read full post »

Post-Surgical Kangaroo Care for Babies in the NICU

One of the most profound moments of my life was the moment I held my son after he was first... Read full post »

The Purple Butterfly Project

Butterflies have a very special meaning here at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. While in flight, they represent optimism; a perfect symbol... Read full post »

Research: Is There a Link Between Pre-Term Birth and Calcium Deposits?

We often don’t know why a baby is born preterm. What caused the mother’s contractions to begin early? What caused... Read full post »

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD): When Helping Preemies Breathe Leads to Complications

Sometimes, when a baby is born too early and their lungs aren’t developed enough, they need to be given oxygen... Read full post »