BabyFirst
03/24/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Big news for preemie care training! This technology creates a higher standard of training which could increase infant survival. Read more!

3D Printed Newborn Mannequins Aim to Increase Surgical Success for Neonatal Patients

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BabyFirst
03/23/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
It's splash time for the internet's favorite premature baby hippo! Fiona is clearly enjoying herself, splashing around and flicking water at each of her surrogate zookeeper moms, who watch over her while sitting in the wading pool while she plays around. Watch the video here:

Watch adorable preemie baby hippo Fiona swim, frolic and try to roll

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BabyFirst
03/20/2017. Facebook
After being separated for 65 days, these preemie quadruplets have now been reunited at home. We wish all the best for their future!

Preemie Quadruplets Are Together Again After 9 Weeks Apart in Hospital

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BabyFirst
03/17/2017. Facebook
Cuddling therapies are proven beneficial for both the babies and the volunteers. Learn more about the volunteer services at WellSpan York Hospital.

Cuddlers provide warm arms for newborns

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BabyFirst
03/15/2017. Facebook
The Duchess of Cambridge made the royal rounds, visiting the Ronald McDonald Evelina London House in Lambeth, UK and leaving her mark on more than a few families while she was there. Read more!

The Duchess of Cambridge Comforts Mother of Preemie Born with Half a Heart

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BabyFirst
03/13/2017. Facebook
Is there anything that sends a glimmer of hope into our weary, jaded hearts quite like a tale of a tiny tot being feminist?

This Tiny Baby Feminist Has The Most Amazing Headgear

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BabyFirst
03/10/2017. Facebook
More babies born extremely prematurely are surviving without neurological problems, according to a new study. Find out more:

Outlook for extremely premature babies 'improving'

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BabyFirst
03/08/2017. Facebook
Abi Peters was four months premature and weighed 1.3lbs when she underwent major abdominal surgery. The newborn was smaller than surgeon's hand. Four months and a day after the operation, little Abi was discharged from hospital for the very first time. Read more:

Premature baby so small she fit in surgeon's hand is given life-saving treatment

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BabyFirst
03/08/2017. Facebook
"Nací hace 21 años atrás con veinticinco semanas de gestación". Les compartimos la historia de Michael Josch, narrada por él mismo.

Mundos íntimos. Pesé 770 gramos al nacer: ¿qué queda en mí del bebé prematuro que fui?

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BabyFirst
03/06/2017. Facebook
It’s a familiar place for the select few: a quiet atmosphere mixed with the hustle and bustle of doctors and nurses. It’s a place not for the faint of heart, where parents become stronger than they could ever imagine. Here are 12 signs that you are a NICU parent:

12 Signs That You're A NICU Parent

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BabyFirst
03/03/2017. Facebook
Sisters Alyssa and Areal are supporting each other after having babies early, leading to time in the NICU. Watch the video here:

Sisters have NICU babies during same time

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BabyFirst
03/01/2017. Facebook
First smile, first solids, first tooth. And of course, that holy grail of baby milestones: First time sleeping through the night. Have a look at the entire collection of cards!

Mom creates a beautiful way to celebrate preemie milestones

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BabyFirst
02/27/2017. Facebook
After two months in the NICU, these quadruplets are finally together at home with their family.

Preemie quads are finally together and home: See the sweet pictures

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BabyFirst
02/24/2017. Facebook
Every year, 15 million babies are born preterm worldwide. Preterm birth complications are the leading cause of death among children under five years of age. In 2015, they were responsible for nearly one million deaths!

Preemies: A problem on a global scale

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BabyFirst
02/22/2017. Facebook
Establishing an affectionate parent-infant bond is essential for every newborn’s survival and development. Learn more about parent bonding and developmental care for premature babies on medperts!

medperts special - Bonding with preterm babies

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BabyFirst
02/20/2017. Facebook
Jamie Fair Summers is no pushover. She likens herself to a superhero as she playfully runs around her loving family home, where she is known as "Super JF." Her fighting spirit impresses everyone she knows and meets.

March for Babies: Ambassador Family celebrates preemie's success story

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BabyFirst
02/16/2017. Facebook
A community came out in full force to support a local family whose daughter was born three months early. Find out more:

After 3 Months In The NICU, This Preemie Got A Special Surprise Homecoming

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BabyFirst
02/15/2017. Facebook
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that preemies in NICUs may be exposed to noise levels higher than those deemed safe by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Conversely, the researchers also found that some preemies may not get enough exposure to beneficial sounds, such as language and music, that can improve early development. Read more:

NICU study highlights need to reduce loud noises, boost beneficial sounds

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BabyFirst
02/14/2017. Facebook
Happy Valentine's Day! We hope you all have the chance to be with your loved ones - at home, in the NICU, wherever you may be!
BabyFirst
02/09/2017. Facebook
Researchers in Denmark started giving babies the soft knit lovies to cuddle - when something amazing happened. Find out more!

The Incredible Reason Why a Crocheted Octopus Can Help Keep a Preemie Alive

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