Posts Tagged: NICU

Celebrating Neonatologists – Prematurity Awareness Month

  In celebration of our Neonatologists As we conclude the last week of prematurity month we felt it appropriate to celebrate the leaders of the NICU team. The specialized doctors who ultimately carry the huge burden of responsibility for these little lives and are at the forefront of some of the most difficult decision making… Read more »

When your baby graduates the NICU – by Amanda Rusch Ferreira

  When your baby graduates NICU, it is an exciting time but can also be nerve wracking. What can you expect in terms of nutrition and feeding? Preemie growth after discharge In terms of growth, you should use baby’s corrected age for 2-3 years for assessing weight. After this, you can use actual age. Prem… Read more »

Feeding your premature baby in the NICU – by Nutripaeds dietitian Natasha

For any parent who has experienced time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), I am sure they will tell you that it can be a daunting and overwhelming experience. Not only are you adjusting to your little baby being born earlier than expected, often by surprise, you also need to adjust to your little… Read more »

My Breastfeeding Journey : by Nutripaeds dietitian Natasha

Looking back on the past 11 months, I feel very blessed that I was able to breastfeed my baby boy.  It has been a beautiful journey, but it wasn’t without pain, sweat and tears!  My little man arrived via caesarean section and due to complications during the birth, he was in the neonatal icu for… Read more »