Students from Rice University in Houston, Texas, have designed a very low cost CPAP machine using aquarium pumps. Their device has increased the survival rate of infants with respiratory distress from 44% to 71% in Malawi, the country with the highest premature birth […]
It’s well established that newborns benefit from touch. But in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) it’s more difficult to give newborns the nurturing contact they need because of the wires, equipment and incubators helping them survive. That’s where the cuddlers come in. […]
If you had a premature infant in the NICU did you talk with anyone about your experiences while in the NICU? This study found mothers had lower anxiety and depression after speaking with NICU nurses. Could this have helped you?