Author Archives: Dr. Patricia G. Bondurant DNP, RN

About Dr. Patricia G. Bondurant DNP, RN

I am the Vice President for Nursing in the Newborn Center at Texas Children’s Hospital. I have been in the Nursing field for over 25 years focused on the care of the newborn.

10 Considerations When Choosing A NICU: Part Two

According to the March of Dimes, 1 in 10 babies will need neonatal intensive care, which is why it’s important to do your research and ask all of the right … Full Entry »

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10 Considerations When Choosing A NICU: Part One

When you are expecting a baby, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by all of the choices and deciscions you have to make. One of these decisions parents may come face-to-face … Full Entry »

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What Do NICU Levels Mean?

Many hospitals have Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs), but not all NICUs are the same. The American Academy of Pediatrics differentiates between units by defining levels of care based on … Full Entry »

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Newborn Center: A Behind The Scenes Look

According to the March of Dimes, about 1 in 10 babies will require intensive medical care immediately after birth. This care takes place in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), … Full Entry »

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