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September 26, 2019

Parents of Premature Babies Find Special Support System: Each Other

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

The experience of having a child in the NICU often creates connections among families, who provide a unique source of support made possible through shared experience.

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Tags: neonatal intensive care unit, pediatrics

September 12, 2019

Potato Head Project a Gift of Love and Hope for Families of Micro-Preemies

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Kristin and Eric Moan’s twins arrived four months early, thrusting the couple into the unfamiliar world of micro-preemies. They’ve used that experience to support other families like theirs.

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Tags: Dr. Erick Bothun, micro-preemie, neonatal intensive care unit, Pediatric Ophthalmology, placental abruption

August 8, 2019

At NICU Family Reunion, the Bond Isn’t Blood, but Shared Experience

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Recent graduates of Mayo’s Neonatal Intensive Care Units, along with their families, gathered for the annual NICU Family Reunion, where they reconnected with each other and the staff that cared for them.

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Tags: Dr. Chris Collura, neonatal intensive care unit, NICU Family Reunion

November 27, 2018

‘Pints for Preemies’ Challenge Helps Mayo’s Youngest — and Tiniest — Patients

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

The importance of blood and organ donation has always been apparent to ICU nurse Jenny MacIntyre. But when her daughter was born more than three months early, her appreciation for donors grew.

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Tags: Jenny MacIntyre, Katy Maeder, Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program, Mayo Clinic Connect, neonatal intensive care unit, World Prematurity Day

November 9, 2017

Angel Gowns Turn Bridal Gowns Into Priceless Gifts for Infants and Their Families

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Mayo nurses put their hearts into making beautiful dresses they hope no one will ever wear.

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Tags: Kelsey Chesney, Lynn Gaber, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, neonatal intensive care unit, volunteers

June 20, 2017

Born Too Soon, Baby Finleigh Now Thriving Thanks to Mayo NICU Team

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Lisa Strike was 26 weeks pregnant when she started having contractions. Her care providers realized the baby would require specialty care and called Mayo’s NICU transport team. Today, Finleigh is a happy and healthy 2-year-old.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, neonatal intensive care unit

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