0

How Do You Spell S*T*R*E*S*S? The Preemie Experience…

Posted by candy on Jan 15, 2013 in NICU, Preemie

How Do You Cope With the STRESS of  Having a Baby in the NICU? Part 1
Buzzers and bells and loudspeakers, oh my!” and “How can anyone get any sleep in here?
Do you remember your first peek in the NICU? A recent ad hoc survey of family, friends and healthcare workers turned up some rather frightening adjectives [...]

Tags: , ,

 
0

Home At Last With Your Preemie

Posted by candy on Jan 15, 2013 in Infertility, NICU, Preemie

Home With Your Preemie:
5 Things Parents Should Know and Do
by Candy Campbell, DNPc, MSN-HCSM, RN, CNL
[Reprinted with permission from Health4Mom.org]

(Courtesy:Annie Tao photography)

The first few weeks at home with a preemie can be especially trying. No matter if your preemie was born at 26 or 36 weeks, here are a few things to keep in [...]

Tags: , ,

 
0

Preemies in the News- Documenting Common Sense

Posted by candy on Jan 15, 2013 in NICU, Preemie

(This article by Candy the Nurse first appeared in Dec. 2010)
Two news items about preemies were reported in the past two weeks which were indirectly linked. 
First, a study published by the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
discussed qualitative research with 59 parents who participated in a read-aloud-to-your-preemie-in-the-NICU program. The follow-up telephone survey showed that this activity [...]

Tags: ,

 
0

Concerned About Infertility?

Posted by candy on Jan 15, 2013 in Infertility, NICU, Preemie

Are you one of several million couples over the age of 30 concerned about infertility ? Do your eggs have stress fatigue from standing too long at the ’start’ line ? Is your sperm count waning because you are overweight? What’s the difference bewteen IVF and IUI? What’s the latest in genetic infertility research?
These and [...]

Tags: , , ,

 
0

Pump for Your Preemie

Posted by candy on Jan 15, 2013 in NICU, Preemie

(Reprinted with permission from Healthy Mom & Baby  magazine and Health4Mom.org)
Expert advice on pumping for your preemie
By Candy Campbell, DNPc, MSN-HCSM, RN, CNL

Share:

Are you the mom of a preemie who dreads pumping milk at night while the baby is in the NICU? You’re not alone. Who can blame you? It’s inconvenient. It interrupts your sleep. [...]

 
0

Hello world!

Posted by admin on Nov 30, 2009 in Greetings all, NICU, Preemie

Preemie Parents, everywhere!
Here in this blog, you will find  info that I hope you will find helpful to ease your journey along the bumpy road of the NICU and beyond…
Scroll down for previously published articles and thoughts. Please feel free to leave  a comment. I’d love to hear more from those of you who [...]

 
-

Sing to Your Baby!

Posted by admin on Nov 23, 2009 in NICU, Preemie

(Reprinted with permission from Health4Mom.org)

by Candy Campbell, DNPc, MSN-HCSM, RN, CNL
AWHONN’s Neonatal Nurse Expert
Premature infants thrive when parents spend lots of time interacting with them.
NICU parents: Do you feel anxious, frustrated, aching to do more for your premature baby’s growth and development besides pump that milk, and sit and stare?

You are not alone.

LAYING DOWN TRACKS
There is [...]

© 2003 to 2017 Candy Campbell,MSN,RN - All Rights Reserved.