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Foot Massages for your Preemie after the NICU

Foot Massages for your Preemie after the NICU

If your Preemie was in the NICU for any time at all, it’s a good chance that they had their foot pricked frequently in order to check their vitals and/or blood gas levels (especially if they are on any type of oxygen support or had an infection recently). They are a necessary and routine part of newborn care that preterm and even full term babies receive, but preterm infants will obviously participate in these heel sticks more often. 

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Welcome to The Preemie Society

Welcome to The Preemie Society

Welcome to The Preemie Society! It’s so nice to have you here with us. The Preemie Society is probably the only society you get “inducted” into without your permission or desire to do so. But once you’re in it, you’re in it for life!   You are family. And not the toxic kind you try your best to avoid at holiday dinner, but the fun kind of family, who you always have a fun time with and can always be yourself around!  This blog is a safe space where we discuss the various aspects of Prematurity, share heartfelt, heartbreaking, and...

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