Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

“You know you’re a mom, but it’s hard to feel like you’re a mom” when your newborn baby is in intensive care.
Skyler Cooper, an Army staff sergeant, was deployed in Kuwait when his wife Cydney gave birth to twins prematurely.
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I am that mom, but you have the luxury of misunderstanding me and other moms like me.
An $8 million lawsuit alleges that a nurse left the boy unattended with his heavily medicated mother.
I understand that it’s frustrating being forced to sit in a bed while everyone lives their lives around you, but you must understand that it is for the good of your baby.
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You’re pregnant. All of a sudden, your world turns upside down in a right side up kind of way. A small stick with a plus
Darkness gave way to the blue lights glowing in the distance. The hum of the oxygen created a beautiful white noise that seemed almost hypnotizing. The room was surprisingly quiet. Typically the sounds are echoing off the walls but at this particularly moment I felt the peace within the space that sometimes gets lost with the everyday hustle and bustle that comes naturally within the NICU world.
The United States is one of the only countries in the world that does not guarantee the right to paid family leave, which forces many new parents to make the heart wrenching decision to go back to work earlier than they want to -- often while their babies remain in the hospital if they were born prematurely.
I wish they knew my unspoken words, my thoughts, my feelings, the things I didn't know how to verbally express as I handed you over so they could hold you for the very first and last time.
Being a parent in the NICU was terrifying. My son slept peacefully in an incubator, but I felt an incredible amount of distance