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When can my baby come home? Planning for discharge  
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/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2014, August 1, 2015
UWMC Availability:  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
General Topics:  Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Infant Care; About UWMC
Specific Subject(s):  Premature Infants; Parent Education
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Grandparent; Parent
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #4288

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