The NICU has become a place where babies are brought to their deaths, and where mothers are routinely separated from their newborns, in what doctors call “the worst-case scenario.”
But while many of the mothers and babies are traumatized, some are also grateful for the opportunity to see their babies for the first time.
As we explore how to raise children in a safe environment, let’s look at the ways mothers can be supportive of their babies and help keep them safe.
“The most important thing is that it’s safe, that the babies are cared for,” said Stephanie, whose baby, a baby girl, is being cared for by her mother, Heather.
“If you have a bad case of neonatal abstinence syndrome, that could be life or death.
So that’s why you should support the mother and the baby, even though they may not be as healthy as they are.”
Heather’s mother, Stephanie, also agreed with the statement, which she said is part of her “best friend” and “biggest supporter” of her child.
“That’s why she does everything she can to get her baby back home,” Heather said.
The best way is to get that baby back, Heather said, and then to make sure she’s doing everything that needs to be done for the baby to be healthy.
That means keeping the baby on a NICU bed, not in a cot, and that’s a priority for Stephanie.
“We’re going to have a baby in the hospital for three days, and I’m going to be doing all that to make the baby as healthy and as happy as she can be,” she said.
“When she’s in there, the nurses are doing everything they can to keep the baby in that room and out of that room.
So the nurse can’t touch her, the nurse cannot touch the baby.
The nurses have to do all the things to make it safe and healthy for her baby.”
As the NICUs become a battleground for the debate over safe, healthy and nurturing environments for children, they’re becoming a place for mothers and fathers to meet each other and to bond.
“It’s a great opportunity for moms to bond with their baby,” said Laura, whose daughter, who is now three, is in the care of her mother.
“Because it’s all a team effort, so you know that you’re helping, but you also know that it is your baby and your mom.”
While some mothers may feel the need to separate their babies, many are happy to be able to have the baby close by and feel close to them during their stay in the room.
Laura, for instance, said that she was excited to have her daughter in the nursery with her.
“She’s so excited.
It’s a really nice moment, and you know, I just want to hug her and kiss her, and see her,” Laura said.
Heather, who was on the NICUS staff in the 1970s, was surprised to hear about the new policy.
“I’ve never seen anything like this before,” she laughed.
“To be honest, I never thought anything of it, because I’ve always felt that I was doing the right thing.”
She also said that her family is very supportive.
“They’re so supportive,” she added.
“And they’re so caring.”
In the past, if the NIC units weren’t available, mothers would stay in their homes and make arrangements to bring their children to the hospital.
But the new policies are about ensuring that parents are always on site and have the opportunity for their babies to stay with them, regardless of whether they have a NICUs unit.
In the NICs, mothers are now expected to stay together for a certain amount of time, at least two hours.
That allows for some families to meet and bond in their own home, which is often not the case.
The new policy is also a way for parents to make a statement to the health care system.
“Our moms are working so hard and they’re doing it for their baby, and they don’t want to put them at risk,” said Heather.
That’s why, when asked about whether or not she feels safe in the house, Heather answered, “Yes, because we know that this is the safest environment for our babies.”
Heather also said she thinks that her own mother and her husband have taken a step back, and her family isn’t doing so well financially.
But she thinks her mom will do better in the future.
“My mom is going to do great, I think, in the long run,” she continued.
“For the most part, she’s working.
She’s working with us and she’s paying the bills, so I think she’ll do great.
But in the meantime, I’m just going to keep doing what I can do to keep her in the best possible position for her kids.”
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