How do you describe the NICU to someone who has no idea what lies beyond those heavy double doors? I will never forget my first time in a NICU. I was a new mother, still recovering from an incredibly traumatic delivery of my first rainbow baby. We barely escaped a… Read more about NICU Awareness Month – Are you Aware?
Today, on National NICU Nurse Day, we would to take a moment to highlight an extraordinary NICU Nurse, Trish Ringley, who has gone above and beyond for the tiny patients she cares for. Trish has been a NICU nurse since 1997, and she’s passionate about helping families make the most of the… Read more about Incredible NICU Nurse goes Above and Beyond
Bonding…what every parent wants for themselves and their baby. When a baby is born too soon or with complications and has to be admitted to the NICU the bonding process between parent and child is disrupted. Research has proven that parents involved in kangaroo care provides benefits not only for… Read more about Bonding through Kangaroo Care
Patty Eck What attracted you to volunteering for NICU Helping Hands? My mother, who was also my best friend, passed away suddenly in September 2013. My grief was overwhelming. I wanted to do something special to honor my mom but could not find a cause I felt would honor her. … Read more about March Volunteer Spotlight
NICU Helping Hands turns 5. It’s our Birthday!