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How to Help NICU Parents: 5 Ways to Show Support

If someone you know has a baby (or babies!) in the NICU, or you want to be prepared just in case, you’ve come to the right place. Today, I’m sharing tips for how to help NICU parents. Our twin girls came into this world 8 weeks (and 1 day!) prematurely. Josephine weighed 3 pounds, 9 ounces at birth, and …

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How Much Do Preemies Sleep? Preemie Sleep Schedule Basics

Newborn babies need a lot of sleep. When they’re first born, they pretty much wake up to eat, have a diaper change, and fall back asleep. Premature babies (also referred to as preemies) need even more sleep than newborn babies. There is a drastic difference in sleep needs between preemies and a full term baby. …

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The One Thing Every NICU Mom Needs to Hear (the best way to give a NICU mom support)

One Thing Every NICU Mom Needs to Hear My biggest fear when I found out that I was pregnant with twins was that they would come prematurely and end up in the NICU. Well, that and being put on hospital bedrest. I couldn’t even fathom having to be stuck in the hospital with my son, …

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