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NICU Educational Videos

Our educational videos provide families with step-by-step guidance about the NICU, should their newborn require specialized care. The videos are divided into lessons to help you easily digest the information one topic at a time. Enjoy learning about the NICU at your own pace.

Welcome to NICU Baby Basics Educational Videos

NICU Baby Basics is a resource to help you learn the essentials about the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), in case your baby requires an unexpected stay.

Lesson 1: 

Understanding the NICU: Why some babies need specialized care

Discover the purpose of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and the reasons some newborns need to be admitted there following delivery.

Lesson 2: Inside the NICU: Discovering Different Areas and Dedicated Personnel

Explore the various sections of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and the healthcare roles you may interact with there.

Lesson 3: Equipped for Care: Understanding Essential Equipment in the NICU

Familiarize yourself with the commonly used equipment in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to make the unfamiliar hospital setting feel more comfortable.

Lesson 4: Breathe Easy: Respiratory Devices in the NICU

Explore the various respiratory devices used to support babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and understand how they provide essential care.

Lesson 5: Growing Strong: Nutrition and Feeding Practices in the NICU

Discover the various feeding methods and nutritional approaches used to help babies grow and thrive in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Lesson 6: Nurturing Bonds: Creating Meaningful Visits and The Daily Routine in the NICU

Discover the typical daily activities in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and explore ways to create cherished memories for families.

Lesson 7: Embracing the NICU Journey: Navigating Emotions and Finding Supportive Resources

Discover strategies for managing the emotional ups and downs of having a child in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and learn about available support resources.

Lesson 8: Journey to Home: Navigating the NICU Discharge Process with Confidence

Discover what to expect during the NICU discharge process and prepare for the transition ahead.

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