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Neonatal ICU: How parents can help their premature babies thrive

When premature babies are born, they often need to stay in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) until they are strong enough to go home. This can be a difficult time for parents, who may not know how to best help their child thrive in the NICU. Let’s understand in detail about NICU first.

A neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is a hospital unit that specializes in the care of premature and critically ill newborn infants. NICUs provide around-the-clock medical care for these infants, who may be born with a variety of health problems. The staff in a NICU includes specially trained nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare professionals. The equipment in a NICU includes incubators and radiant warmers to keep infants warm, ventilators to help them breathe, and monitors to track their vital signs.

When a baby is born prematurely, the lungs and other organs may not be fully developed. Premature babies often have trouble breathing, eating, and staying warm. They may also have problems with their heart, brain, or eyes. The staff in a NICU are specially trained to care for premature babies. They can provide oxygen and other treatments to help the baby grow and develop. Some premature babies eventually go home with their families, while others require longer-term hospital care.

How parents can help their premature babies thrive

Parents of premature babies often have a lot of questions about how to help their child thrive in the NICU and beyond. Here are some tips:

  1. Be involved in your baby’s care. Ask the nurses questions and find out what you can do to help your baby grow and develop.
  2. Keep a positive attitude. Premature babies face many challenges, but with your support they can overcome them.
  3. Stay informed about your baby’s progress. Ask the nurses to keep you updated on how your baby is doing and what you can expect in the future.

Why is Ovum considered as the best NICU hospital in Bangalore?

There are a few reasons why ovum hospital is the best NICU hospital in Bangalore. 

  1. We have a very experienced and qualified staff. All of the nurses and doctors are highly trained and knowledgeable in the care of premature and ill infants. 
  2. Ovum Hospital has state-of-the-art equipment. The NICU is equipped with the latest technology, which helps to provide the best possible care for premature babies. 
  3. We are updated on the latest research and treatments for premature infants. We stay up-to-date on the latest medical advances so that they can provide the best possible care for their patients.
  4. Ovum Hospital offers comprehensive services, including neonatal intensive care, neo-natal cardiac care, and pediatric surgery. 
  5. Ovum is affordable and accessible, which makes it a convenient choice for parents with premature or sick newborns.

We offer parents comprehensive support services, including lactation counseling and nutrition advice. As a result, parents feel confident that their baby is in good hands at Ovum hospital.