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1.The NICU: Parents Talk (Video)
Hear from parents whose babies were in the NICU, and learn how they managed their lives during this stressful time.
2.NICU: Hablan los padres (video)
Si su bebé se encuentra en la unidad de cuidados intensivos neonatales (UCIN, o NICU en Inglés), es posible que esté pasando por un momento de gran estrés. Puede llegar a parecer que la vida ha dado un vuelco. Pero escuchar a otros padres que han pasado por lo mismo puede ser de gran ayuda. Aquí veremos de qué manera enfrentaron algunos padres la estadía de su bebé en la unidad NICU.
3.Common Diagnoses in the NICU
Learn about common NICU conditions, what causes them, how they're diagnosed, how they're treated, and how long babies might stay in the unit.
4.When Your Baby's in the NICU
The neonatal intensive care unit may seem like a foreign place, but understanding what goes on there can help reduce your fears. Here's how to familiarize yourself with the NICU.
5.Apnea of Prematurity
Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is a condition in which premature infants stop breathing for 15 to 20 seconds during sleep. It's frightening while it's happening, but AOP usually goes away on its own as a baby matures.
6.Taking Your Preemie Home
If you're about to begin caring for your preemie at home, try to relax. With some preparation and planning, you'll be ready.
7.A Primer on Preemies
Premature infants, known as preemies, come into the world earlier than full-term infants and have many special needs that make their care different from that of other babies.
8.Preparing for Multiple Births
What's responsible for the dramatic rise in multiple births over the past two decades? And how should you prepare for your own multiple birth experience?
9.Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
Babies who are born prematurely or who experience respiratory problems shortly after birth are at risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), sometimes called chronic lung disease.
10.When Your Baby Is Born With a Health Problem
If you're expecting a baby, it's important to understand that certain health problems and complications can't be prevented, no matter how smoothly the pregnancy goes.
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