About Baby


Parent Testimonial: Pumping for Your Preemie

Providing Breast Milk to Preemies

What is TPN and how does it help my baby grow?

Why can't my baby get milk feedings?

5 steps to help you breastfeed

How do you hold your baby when you breastfeed?

Breastfeeding Your Premature Infant in the NICU

Breastfeeding Your Premature Infant at Home

Nutrition for Premature Infants in the NICU

Formula Feeding a Premature Infant

Nutrition and Fluids in the NICU

Feeding in the NICU

Feeding your baby at home

Going Home

Bringing Baby Home: Making the Transition

Taking Care of Your Baby at Home

We're Coming Home from the NICU

Taking your baby home on medical equipment

Getting ready to take your baby home from the NICU

Everyday care

Discharge Instructions: Taking Your Premature Baby Home from the NICU

Discharge Instructions: Going Out, Visitors, and your Premature Infant

Taking Your Baby Home

Medical Conditions

My Baby's Lung Condition

Q&A: What if my baby has intestinal issues, or necrotizing enterocolitis?

What if my baby is going through withdrawal?

Why do babies get jaundiced, and how is it treated?

Will my baby have vision issues?

When Baby Needs Surgery

What is apnea, and how do you treat it?

What is BPD, or chronic lung disease?

What is Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD?

What is hypoglycemia or low blood sugar?

What is IVH, or bleeding in the brain?

What is PDA, and how do you treat it?

Caring for your baby with neonatal abstinence syndrome

When your baby has a serious health condition

Preparing for your baby's medical care after the NICU

Your baby's medical care after the NICU

Common health conditions treated in the NICU

Spina Bifida (Myelodysplasia)

Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21)


Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)

Understanding Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)

Understanding Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)

Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) in Premature Infants

Understanding Apnea of Prematurity

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) in the Premature Infant

Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH) in Infants

Treatment for Hydrocephalus in the Newborn

Omphalocele and Gastroschisis in the Newborn

Tracheoesophageal Fistula and Esophageal Atresia in the Newborn

Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL) in the Premature Infant

When Your Child Has Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

When Your Child Has Pulmonary Stenosis (PS)

When Your Child Has Aortic Stenosis (AS)

When Your Child Has an Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)

When Your Child Has a Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)

When Your Child Has an Atrioventricular (AV) Canal Defect

Your Child's Tetralogy of Fallot Surgery

Your Child's Coarctation of the Aorta (COA) Surgery

Your Child's Surgery for Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)

Your Child's Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

When Your Child Has a Hypoplastic Right Ventricle: Tricuspid Atresia

When Your Child Has Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)

When Your Child Has Coarctation of the Aorta (COA)

When Your Child Has Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)

When Your Child Has a Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)

Pulse Oximetry Screening for Congenital Heart Defects

Congenital Hypothyroidism

Understanding Coarctation of the Aorta: Transcatheter Repair

Double Outlet Right Ventricle

Your Child's Cardiac Catheterization for Coarctation of the Aorta

Your Child's Screening for Congenital Heart Defects with Pulse Oximetry

Chronic Lung Disease in Premature Babies

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in Newborns


Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) in Premature Babies

Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding in the Newborn

Hydrops Fetalis

Hyperbilirubinemia in the Newborn

Hypocalcemia in the Newborn

Low Birth Weight

Large for Gestational Age

Meconium Aspiration

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Necrotizing Enterocolitis in the Newborn

Postmaturity in the Newborn

Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension in the Newborn


Retinopathy of Prematurity

Small for Gestational Age

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Spina Bifida in Children

Thrombocytopenia in the Newborn

Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn

Very Low Birth Weight

Apnea of Prematurity

Birth Defects in Newborn Babies

Imperforate Anus in Children

Neonatal Development

Tests & Treatments

What is CPAP and how is it used?

What is newborn screening?

Immunizations for Preterm and Low Birth Weight Babies

When would a baby need a blood transfusion?

Vaccination Schedule

RSV Immunization for Babies and Toddlers

Common tests in the NICU

Blood Sugar Monitoring and Treatment in the NICU

Equipment in the NICU

Phototherapy for Newborn Jaundice

Treating Anemia in the Newborn

Treatment for Your Child's Aortic Stenosis (AS)

Treatment for Your Child's Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)

Treatment for Your Child's Hypoplastic Ventricle: Stage II

Treatment for Your Child's Hypoplastic Ventricle: Stage III

Treatment for Your Child's Hypoplastic Ventricle: Stage I

Having Transcatheter Repair for Coarctation of the Aorta

Equipment That Is Used in the NICU

Intravenous (IV) Line and Tubes

Tests for a Newborn Baby in Intensive Care

Premature Newborn

High Risk Newborn

Infection of the Premature Infant

Common Terms and Abbreviations Used in the NICU

Respiratory Distress Syndrome in the Premature Infant

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome in the Newborn

Air Leaks in the Newborn

Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) in the Newborn

Step-by-Step: Placing an NG Tube for an Infant

Step-by-Step: Feeding an Infant with an NG Tube

Assessments for Newborn Babies