BabyFirst
BabyFirst
yesterday at 19:00. Facebook
Treating an infant in pain is not like treating a tiny adult. Could EEG be a new, potentially valuable tool for pain researchers?
Treating an infant in pain is not like treating a tiny adult

Babies' EEG brain signals offer window into their pain

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
05/18/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
As a NICU nurse, Leslie thought she had developed a good understanding of the struggle and the emotional rollercoaster that defines the lives of families whose babies are in the NICU. But all of that changed when her son was born. Read more!
As a NICU nurse Leslie thought she had developed a good understanding

'Portrait of Courage': Becoming a NICU Mom Changed Me

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
05/17/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
Paige was born with a 10 cm gap in her oesophagus. Less than 24 hours after being born, she had her first operation. Over the following three weeks, she had three more operations. She was in the NICU for just over a month. At six months old, she had a five-hour reconstructive surgery. She is much better now and we wish her all the best for the future!
Paige was born with a 10 cm gap in her oesophagus Less

Our Baby of the Month - May 2017

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
05/15/2017. Facebook
This Mother’s Day weekend, some of St. Louis tiniest residents are creating a one of a kind gift for that special woman in their lives. NICU babies at St. Louis Children’s Hospital created personalized cards for their moms, with the help of some nurses of course. Watch the video here:
This Mothers Day weekend some of St Louis tiniest residents are creating

St. Louis Children’s Hospital NICU babies craft special Mother’s Day gifts

t4.life
Suzanna Plinke
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
05/14/2017. Facebook
Wishing a happy Mother's Day to you all! How do you celebrate Mother's Day?
Wishing a happy Mother's Day to you all How do you celebrate Mother's Day
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
05/12/2017. Facebook
A major breakthrough in the treatment of premature babies with chronic lung disease could save them from life-long health problems, Australian scientists say. Learn more:
A major breakthrough in the treatment of premature babies with chronic lung

Treatment breakthrough could help premature babies with chronic lung disease for first time

t4.life
Erin Victoria Karpinec
Tonip Hickson
Angela Hora
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
05/10/2017. Facebook
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden decided to let those children who are dealing with the aftermath of premature births know they have a friend in former preemie hippo Fiona. #TeamFiona onesies were given to the infants in the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's NICU.
The Cincinnati Zoo Botanical Garden decided to let those children who are

Zoo donates onesies to NICU babies

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
05/09/2017. Facebook
Jimmy Kimmel shared news of his new son, who was born with severe heart defects requiring emergency surgery. But the story seemed to have a happy ending. See the video here:
Jimmy Kimmel shared news of his new son who was born with

Jimmy Kimmel’s Emotional Monologue: His New Son’s Heart Condition

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
05/08/2017. Facebook
A baby born at 25 weeks and weighing less than 11 ounces has made an incredible recovery — and now she's finally home. We wish all the best for the future!
A baby born at 25 weeks and weighing less than 11 ounces

Born 4 months early, this tiny ‘miracle’ preemie makes incredible recovery

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
05/05/2017. Facebook
A handful of hospitals are trying to change the culture of the NICU and in turn reduce costs and improve the time it takes babies to recover by keeping mom and baby in the same room during recovery. Learn more!
A handful of hospitals are trying to change the culture of the

Encouraging mom and baby bonding in the NICU

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
05/04/2017. Facebook
This is what it feels like to sit by the bedside of your 26-weeker as you watch them fight for their life. Read Chloe's story!
This is what it feels like to sit by the bedside of

Born at 26 weeks, my baby is a warrior who turned my heartbreak into hope

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
05/03/2017. Facebook
Almost a third of babies born extremely premature develop a chronic lung condition that can cause death and years of suffering, but a new research has found a way to manage it.
Almost a third of babies born extremely premature develop a chronic lung

Placenta test could help doctors treat premature babies with lung conditions

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
05/02/2017. Facebook
This is not a science fiction scenario: Premature babies may one day continue developing in an artificial womb, new work with sheep suggests. A fluid-filled bag that mimics the womb kept premature lambs alive and developing normally for four weeks, researchers report.
This is not a science fiction scenario Premature babies may one day

Faux womb keeps preemie lambs alive

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
04/28/2017. Facebook
"When I went in to give birth to Elijah, I didn't just become a mum, I became a NICU Mum," says proud preemie mom Vicki. Read her NICU story here:
When I went in to give birth to Elijah I didnt just

A Day In The Life Of An NICU Mum

t4.life
Sherry Good-McMullen
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
04/27/2017. Facebook
This family is looking to give something back to the hospital by taking part in this year’s fourth annual Jessops Superheroes event, hosted by Sheffield Hospitals Charity, to raise funds for the hospital that helped make them a family.
This family is looking to give something back to the hospital by

Superhero staff made and saved our little fighters’ lives

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
04/25/2017. Facebook
"They say time heals all wounds and I’m sure that’ll be the case. Until then, I’m just praying for every day I can keep this baby growing inside the womb," says preemie mom Anne. Read the whole heart-wrenching story with her preemie boy Beau!
They say time heals all wounds and Im sure thatll be the

Reflections of a mom with ‘Preemie PTSD’

t4.life
Rachel Appleton
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
04/24/2017. Facebook
A baby named Zara, born at just 23 weeks, beats the odds and heads home from the hospital after 5 months in the NICU. Read more about the little miracle!
A baby named Zara born at just 23 weeks beats the odds

Baby Zara, A 'Micro-Preemie,' Finally Goes Home

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
04/21/2017. Facebook
On a hospital ward in Leeds, parents of premature babies are encouraged to help care for their newborns - from taking temperatures to the delicate task of inserting feeding tubes. So how does the approach benefit families?
On a hospital ward in Leeds parents of premature babies are encouraged

The hospital where parents care for premature babies

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
04/20/2017. Facebook
“She is amazing. She has the strength of an elephant. There were some days that this little person was stronger than we were,” preemie dad Mcebisi said.
She is amazing She has the strength of an elephant There were

WATCH: Miracle for tiny baby

t4.life
BabyFirst
BabyFirst
04/19/2017. Facebook
Anais is one of the Baby Heroes 2017!
At 22 weeks, Anais‘ mother was in a park when her water suddenly broke and she was rushed to hospital. She was not dilated so fortunately she was able to keep Anais in for another week. She then went into labour on the 18th of August. Anais was born breech and she came out gasping. She weighed only 600 grams and stayed in hospital for six months. She had a...
View details ⇨
Anais is one of the Baby Heroes 2017 At 22 weeks Anais

Let's meet Anais: Our Baby of the Month

t4.life