Category Archives: NICU

What are the differences between the NICUs in the Pavilion for Women and West Tower?

This blog is co-authored by Dr. Pammi, neonatologist and Kellie Kainer, nursing director. Having a baby admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for prematurity or other reasons can be … Full Entry »

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What does being a Level 4 NICU mean?

As any parent knows, when you have a new baby there is so much to learn. Every baby is different and your life with a new child can, at times, … Full Entry »

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What a difference a year can make

This time last year I was taking a pregnancy test. Today, I am the mother of a healthy four month-old little boy who loves to smile and kicks his legs … Full Entry »

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185 days in the NICU: Beckham’s story

My son Beckham was born at 24 weeks gestation weighing 1 lb. 8 oz. and a mere 12 inches long. After the grueling process of egg donation and surrogacy, we … Full Entry »

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Neonatal Response team

The Neonatal Response team has been a part of Texas Children’s long before I started here. We use to respond to St Luke’s for deliveries. After the Pavilion for Women … Full Entry »

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