It is hard to believe that only a century ago, most sickly and premature infants were sent home from the hospital without any special interventions; many of these children did not survive past their first birthday. The first neonatal intensive care units did not even appear in American hospitals until 1922...
I’m thankful for the little moments. The moments that make the heart breaking, gut wrenching days all worth it. The moments that remind you how a place that can leave you feeling completely crushed and devastated is also a place that has the ability restore your faith in humanity.
We live in a global village so to speak and in that spirit I welcome you to my blog which I hope will provide a forum for discussion on topics that are of interest to Neonatologists, trainees, all health care professionals and in some cases parents of those we care for.
Project Sweet Peas' mission is to empower and support families of fragile infants, and to inspire hope through remembrance for those affected by pregnancy and infant loss.
99nicu is an international community for professionals in neonatal medicine, providing a web platform for sharing knowledge and experience regardless of geographical boundaries and time zones.
Helpful NICU information, links, and even study guides!
The National Association of Neonatal Nurses was formed in 1984 with the purpose of addressing the educational and practice needs within the evolving specialty of neonatal nursing, while giving all neonatal nurses national representation.
Getting it right when it matters most
I am a neonatologist in an urban area of the United States. The more I practice and study medicine, the more I realize we need to learn.
Following important research in neonatology / newborn medicine from around the world.
Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month was established in 2014 by Project Sweet Peas, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Project Sweet Peas is a 501(c)3 national non-profit organization coordinated by volunteers, who through personal experience have become passionate about providing support to families of premature or sick infants and to those who have been affected by pregnancy and infant loss.
Blog by NANN, the professional voice that shapes neonatal nursing through excellence in practice, education, research and professional development.