NICU

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 »

Addiction, Motherhood and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

When a woman is addicted or dependent on drugs and medications during pregnancy, her baby is at risk for being... 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, and our most important seal of approval... Read full post »

Kangaroo Care: What Every NICU Parent Should Know

I’ll admit it. I have a pretty amazing job. I get to work with very small babies in the neonatal... Read full post »
Music Therapy: Sounds of Love in Early Childhood

Music Therapy: Sounds of Love in Early Childhood

Believe it or not, your baby thinks your voice sounds better than Beyoncé, Whitney, Elton or Elvis. And, singing to... Read full post »