Explore Intensive Care Unit, Baby Hat Patterns and more!

Explore related topics

Each month, we send 140 hand-knitted hats to hospitals with NICUs (Neonatal Intensive Care Units) in the United States. The donation of hats is our way of sharing hope and love to make their lives and their families' lives better. Knit with us and help us give hope to a premature baby and their family.

MamasHealth Precious Preemie Project: Mama and her volunteers donates hats to hospitals with NICUs

One of my favorite things about preemies: they put up their hands when they want you to leave them alone. We call it their "stop signs." Interacting With Your Premature Infant: Developmental Care in the NICU

Interacting With Your Premature Infant: Developmental Care in the NICU

Interacting With Your Premature Infant: Developmental Care in the NICU I think this would be a great resource for parents of preemies. It could help include them in the process, as well as empower them.

Project NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) - Baby Hospital Gown Tutorial and link to pattern and where they can be sent when finished. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Project NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) - Baby Hospital Gown Tutorial and link to pattern and where they can be sent when finished. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

ef031f5061052f79d1561e0588f631a3.jpg (736×3603)

Caring for premature and micro preemies is a constant weighing of options for neonatal doctors and nurses working in NICUs. Here is some science what professionals go through on a daily basis caring to critical preemie babies.

If you work for or know of a NICU that needs hand-made hats, booties, etc, please follow the links to my blog/email addy. Compiling a list of NICUs in need! Thank you

If you work for or know of a NICU that needs hand-made hats, booties, etc, please follow the links to my blog/email addy. Compiling a list of NICUs in need! Thank you

hospital, your baby may first be monitored unclothed on a warmer bed. Later your baby will probably be in an incubator, an enclosed plastic bassinet that's kept warm to help your baby maintain a normal body temperature. Your baby will likely receive fluids and nutrients through an intravenous catheter, and later start breast milk or formula feedings through a tube slid through his or her nose or mouth. Sensors may monitor your baby's blood pressure, heart rate, breathing and temperature,

Babies in the NICU need special care. As a NICU nurse, I try to point each thing out and explain the purpose. The many tubes and wires can be overwhelming to a new parent or grandparent.

Micro - Preemie Baby Hats

Micro - Preemie Baby Hats (marianna's lazy daisy days)

I decided to make micro-preemie sizes of a few of my little hats - perfect for very early premature babies or Angel babies born too soon.

Pinterest
Search