Most newborn twins don't need to spend time in the NICU, but it's always helpful for expecting parents to be prepared- just in case. Today we're launching a new series focused on all things related to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. If this is your first trip inside the NICU, what can you expect?
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
It's one of the biggest questions on the minds of NICU parents, "When can my babies go home?" You'll hear from NICU parents about their personal experience with their twins and triplets!
We're continuing our series focused on neonatal intensive care units. In this segment, parents with twins in the NICU discuss how they managed the time spent with their twins. Plus, how do parents with singletons juggle their schedule to spend time needed in the NICU?
When we're pregnant, we all hope for a healthy baby and a safe labor and delivery experience. And sometimes the best outcome for mom and baby is giving birth much sooner than expected. How does breastfeeding change as the parent of a preemie? What kind of support can you expect from the hospital? How can you maintain your milk supply even when your baby is too small to feed from the breast? And what are your options when it comes to donor milk?
We're continuing our series focused on what to experience if your twins need the NICU. In this episode, learn more about what happens after your babies leave the hospital. What type of follow-up and outpatient care is typically needed?
We're continuing our series focused on what to expect if your twins need to visit the NICU. In this episode, our panelists share ways they were able to bond with their babies during their stay- even in an unnatural environment.