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Activities at home: To help your baby learn and get stronger   English
Abstract: This handout explains different activities to do at home that can help a preterm baby learn and get stronger. It includes ways to help the baby strengthen their stomach muscles, their hands, their necks, and other muscles.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 4/2015
After your baby leaves the NICU: The first 4 months   English
Abstract: This handout explains basic skills your baby will be learning in the first few months after you leave the NICU.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 10/2016
Austin's journey: A NICU alumni story   English
Abstract: This handout is a parent's story about their preterm infant's time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Washington Medical Center. Please be aware that these alumni stories may bring up deep emotions for you as you read them. Remember that each baby is unique, and each story only reflects that one family’s journey.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 6/2015
Balancing act: Time in the NICU and time at home   English
Abstract: This handout for parents of a baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) gives tips for how to balance the needs of the new baby with the responsibilities at home.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 2/2015
Basic baby care: Caring for your baby at home   English
Abstract: This handout, written for parents of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), explains the basics of caring for a new baby at home.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Becoming an advocate for your baby: A guide for parents   English
Abstract: This handout explains how parents of NICU babies can become strong advocates for their hospitalized child.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Bonding with your baby: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout for parents of premature infants explains what bonding will be like with a NICU baby, and how the parent can help the bonding process.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Bottle feeding your preterm baby at home: Your baby's home care plan   English
Abstract: This one-page handout gives helpful hints for bottle feeding a preterm baby at home.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Breastfeeding your preterm baby at home: Your baby's home care plan   English
Abstract: This handout gives helpful hints for breastfeeding a preterm baby at home.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Clinic: At the Center on Human Development and Disability   English
Abstract: This brochure describes the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Clinic and how the clinic can help children with congenital heart disease. The clinic is part of the Center on Human Development and Disability at the University of Washington.
Author: Center on Human Development and Disability
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Center on Human Development and Disability
Revised Date: 8/2017
Caring for your baby: Developmental care   English
Abstract: This handout for parents of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) explains developmental care, a way to help premature infants feel as calm and comfortable as possible.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Choosing a primary care provider for your baby: Tips for parents of NICU babies   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout gives tips on how to choose a primary care provider for a newborn, with special attention to the needs of a NICU baby.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Clean and safe NICU: Our Code of Conduct helps babies, families, and staff   English
Abstract: This handout introduces parents to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at University of Washington Medical Center. It describes the NICU's Code of Conduct, the NICU Family Lounge, services and support that are available to NICU families, and also explains about daily health screenings for visitors and other visitor guidelines.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2016
Cooling therapy for your baby: For parents of NICU babies   English
Abstract: This handout explains cooling therapy (therapeutic hypothermia), which is done to lower a baby's body temperature. This therapy helps protect a baby's brain after periods when less oxygen was able to reach the brain.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2017
Coping with stress when you have a baby in the NICU   English
Abstract: This handout for parents of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) gives tips on ways to cope with daily stress.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 2/2015
Discharge checklist: Getting ready to take your baby home   English Spanish
Abstract: This tool helps parents of preterm infants keep track of everything they need to do before they can take their baby home from the hospital. It covers topics such as safe feeding, finding a primary care provider, immunizations, safe travel, and more. It includes plenty of space for parents to write in their own baby's specific needs.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Emotions after discharge: When you bring your baby home   English
Abstract: This handout is for parents of a baby who has been in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). It explains the unexpected feelings that may arise when the baby is finally able to come home, and talks about anxiety, bonding and attachment, chronic sorrow, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Emotions after giving birth: Baby blues and postpartum mood disorders   English
Abstract: This handout gives ideas for coping with the emotions that arise after giving birth. It also explains the difference between the "baby blues" and more serious mood disorders.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 2/2015
Finding your emotional balance: Adjusting to the NICU rollercoaster   English
Abstract: This handout for parents of a baby in the NICU gives tips and reassurance for dealing with the emotional ups and downs of having a premature or ill infant.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Frankie's journey: A NICU alumni story   English
Abstract: This handout is a parent's story about their preterm infant's time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Washington Medical Center. Please be aware that these alumni stories may bring up deep emotions for you as you read them. Remember that each baby is unique, and each story only reflects that one family’s journey.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 6/2015
From the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: At University of Washington Medical Center   English
Abstract: This document is sent to families who have lost a loved one in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Washington Medical Center. The document contains questions about the family's experience and asks for feedback to improve care policies in the NICU.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 6/2015
Head shape and positioning: When your baby is premature   English
Abstract: This handout explains why and how a premature baby's skull may flatten or form in an odd shape. It describes the different kinds of flattening that can occur and how to position the baby to help avoid head shape problems.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 7/2015
Helping your baby calm: What you can do   English
Abstract: This handout explains the importance of helping a preterm baby calm, and ways to do this. Suggestions include carefully timing interactions, watching for the baby's stress cues, using "positive touch," and lessening stressors in the environment.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 4/2015
Helping your baby grow and develop: In the NICU   English
Abstract: This handout explains how the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) creates womb-like conditions to help a preterm baby grow and develop. It includes sections on temperature, positioning, pressure and containment, vision and hearing, swallowing and digestion, and bonding with mom.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 6/2015
Infant CPR classes: In the Seattle area   English
Abstract: This handout describes various infant CPR, first aid, and safety classes offered in the Seattle area. It includes costs, locations, and website links.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Infant Development Follow-up Clinic   English
Abstract: This brochure describes the Infant Development Follow-up Clinic and how the clinic can help children who are at risk for developmental problems. The clinic is part of the Center on Human Development and Disability at the University of Washington.
Author: Center on Human Development and Disability
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Center on Human Development and Disability
Revised Date: 8/2017
IVH care bundle for your baby: Protecting your infant's brain   English
Abstract: This handout explains how the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at University of Washington Medical Center works to reduce brain damage in infants who have intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH).
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 7/2017
Kylie's journey: A NICU alumni story   English
Abstract: This handout is a parent's story about their preterm infant's time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Washington Medical Center. Please be aware that these alumni stories may bring up deep emotions for you as you read them. Remember that each baby is unique, and each story only reflects that one family’s journey.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 6/2015
Layne's journey: A NICU alumni story   English
Abstract: This handout is a parent's story about their preterm infant's time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Washington Medical Center. Please be aware that these alumni stories may bring up deep emotions for you as you read them. Remember that each baby is unique, and each story only reflects that one family’s journey.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 6/2015
Learning to move: When your baby is premature   English
Abstract: This handout explains why it is hard for premature babies to learn to move. It explains some of the common challenges these babies face: aligning their head with their bodies (midline), arching backward instead of curling forward, stiffness, and limited variation in the type of movement.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 7/2015
Lucy's journey: A NICU alumni story   English
Abstract: This handout is a parent's story about their preterm infant's time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Washington Medical Center. Please be aware that these alumni stories may bring up deep emotions for you as you read them. Remember that each baby is unique, and each story only reflects that one family’s journey.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 6/2015
Medical equipment in the NICU: What you will see   English
Abstract: This handout explains many of the pieces of medical equipment used in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Photos of many devices are included.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Medical terms in the NICU: For parents of NICU infants   English
Abstract: This handout defines many of the terms parents will hear while their baby is in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Memories to record: Special events you may want to remember   English
Abstract: This handout suggests special events and milestones parents may want to record from their baby's stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
NICU family resources: Websites and books   English
Abstract: This handout provides a list of helpful online and written resources for families with infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 9/2014
Palliative care: For patients and families in the NICU   English
Abstract: This brochure answers questions about the role of palliative care for patients and families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 11/2014
Parent Support Network: Emotional support for parents with a baby in the NICU   English
Abstract: This brochure explains the Parent Support Network in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. This program pairs parents of former NICU babies with those who currently have an infant in the NICU.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 6/2015
Parenting in the NICU: for parents of NICU infants   English
Abstract: This handout explains how parenting looks in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. It describes "kangaroo care," lists items parents may want to bring to the NICU from home, and briefly describes NICU classes and support groups.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 2/2016
Probiotics: for our most premature babies   English
Abstract: This handout explains probiotics, and why they are given to the most premature infants in the Neonatal Care Unit (NICU).
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 10/2014
Protecting your baby from infections: Caring for your premature baby at home   English
Abstract: This handout for parents of a premature baby explains important steps to take to help protect their baby from infection.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Resources to help pay for healthcare: For families with babies in the NICU   English
Abstract: This handout gives ideas and resources to help families pay for their baby's stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 11/2014
Safe feeding: In the NICU and at home   English
Abstract: This handout explains the feeding "building blocks" used in the NICU. It describes the different stages in feeding progression and tells when and how your baby will start oral feedings by breast or bottle.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 7/2015
Safe home: When you bring your baby home   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout gives tips to help make sure your home is safe for your baby. It includes security around strangers and safety in the crib, in the bathtub, in the kitchen. It also gives tips for fire safety, air safety, and how to instruct babysitters for safe care of your infant.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Safe sleep: Protecting your baby during sleep   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains the best ways to help your baby sleep safely. It includes the "ABCs" of safe sleep: Alone, on the Back, and in a Crib.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Safe travel: Car seat and safety tips   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout gives clear instructions on how to choose the right infant car seat, how to use it safely, how to place a baby in the car seat, and basic car safety.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Signs of breathing problems: Caring for your infant at home   English
Abstract: This handout for parents of NICU babies explains the signs of breathing problems, also called respiratory distress.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Signs of infection: Caring for your premature baby   English
Abstract: This handout explains the signs of infection parents should watch for, especially in premature babies who are at a higher risk of getting an infection.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Stages of behavior: What to expect with your premature baby   English
Abstract: This handout for parents of premature babies explains the basic behavior stages they can expect to see. It includes short descriptions if a baby is born before 32 weeks, between 32 and 35 weeks, and after 35 weeks gestation.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 3/2015
Taking your baby home: When it's time to leave the NICU   English
Abstract: This handout provides resource and support phone numbers for parents taking their preterm baby home from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at University of Washington Medical Center.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Therapy after discharge: In the first year and beyond   English
Abstract: This handout is for parents and other loved ones of babies who have been in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. It explains the importance of having regular developmental screens with a pediatric therapist.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Timothy and Tessie's journey: A NICU alumni story   English
Abstract: This handout is a parent's story about their preterm infant's time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Washington Medical Center. Please be aware that these alumni stories may bring up deep emotions for you as you read them. Remember that each baby is unique, and each story only reflects that one family’s journey.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 7/2015
Tube feeding your baby: Guidelines   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout gives guidelines to help parents tube feed their baby at home. It includes a list of equipment needed, types of feeding tubes, and equipment care. It also includes instructions on placing the tube, checking it before every feeding, and feeding the baby.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 9/2014
Wait 1 year: After having a spontaneous preterm birth   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout is for new parents of preterm infants. It gives information that may help reduce the risk of having another preterm birth and emphasizes the importance of waiting at least 1 year before having another pregnancy. Included are sections on birth control, folic acid supplements, dental health, coping with stress, smoking, follow-up care visits, and planning care for a future pregnancy. This handout is included in the packets "Preventing Another Preterm Birth" and "Coping with Grief," part of the Wait One Year Program.
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 8/2012
When can my baby come home? Planning for discharge   English
Abstract: This handout for parents of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) explains the criteria that must be met before a baby is ready to leave the NICU. These criteria include the baby's health, the completion of certain tests and treatments, and parent readiness to care for the infant at home.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
When to call your baby's primary care provider: A quick guide of when to call your baby's PCP   English
Abstract: This handout is a quick guide to use when you are concerned and wondering if you should call your baby's primary care provider (PCP).
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Wyatt's journey: A NICU alumni story   English
Abstract: This handout is a parent's story about their preterm infant's time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Washington Medical Center. Please be aware that these alumni stories may bring up deep emotions for you as you read them. Remember that each baby is unique, and each story only reflects that one family’s journey.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
Your baby's care team: For parents of NICU infants   English
Abstract: This handout explains the many members of the healthcare team caring for babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 2/2016
Your baby's comfort: For families of babies in the NICU   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains how pain affects a baby, how the care team in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) treats or manages pain, and what comfort measures can help a baby feel more comfortable.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 11/2014
Your baby's sleep and wake states: What they mean and what to do   English
Abstract: This handout describes the various sleep and wake states: quiet sleep, active sleep, drowsy, quiet alert, active alert, and fussing or crying.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 3/2017
Your baby's unique needs: How NICU staff care for your preterm baby   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains the care needs a premature infant has, and how staff in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provide for those needs.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Revised Date: 8/2015
 
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