NICU Tales: When the heart slows down

Our hospital’s NICU had individual rooms for the babies. This was a nice feature that not every hospital has. When I visited my grandniece in a different NICU just last year, she was one of several babies in the same room. A communal setting probably made things easier for the doctors and nurses to monitor babies, but I was happy to have a room with a curtain and its own chairs so that we could sit with our babies. In the beginning, because of the level of care the twins required, they resided in separate rooms and we often split … Continue reading NICU Tales: When the heart slows down