Teddy's Blog — Premature Baby Health

Blood Donations

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Blood Donations
Premature babies can have a low platelet count for many reasons such as infections or maternal health problems during pregnancy. A baby with a very low platelet count may be at risk of severe bleeding problems, so they can need many transfusions over the course of their recovery period.

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Why do premature babies need clothes?

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Why do premature babies need clothes?
We’ve all seen shows such as One Born Every Minute and premature babies are almost always naked except for their nappy so you could be forgiven for thinking clothing isn’t important but it has a vital role to play.

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MiniBoo Magic

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MiniBoo Magic
Made from absorbent, naturally antibacterial, bamboo rayon yarn, MiniBoo is used to carry mummy's scent to baby and baby's scent to mummy... It's ultimately beneficial for mummy/baby bonding, particularly when babies are separated from their mother in neonatal care

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What Is Kangaroo Care?

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What Is Kangaroo Care?
Kangaroo Care is a method of caring for a premature baby in which the infant is held in skin-to-skin contact with a parent. Wearing just their nappy, baby is placed against a parent's bare chest with either a cuddle wrap or their parents clothing to keep them warm.

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While my baby is in your care...

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While my baby is in your care...
I thank you...For every bit of what you do. For every aspect of what you give. For every day of yours you dedicate to my child. The NICU is tough and no parent wants to be behind its doors, but I am happy that it exists, that you are here, and that you work hard every day not only to help my baby survive, but thrive x

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