How Temporary Names Put Newborns At Risk

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What's in a name? As it turns out, important safety provisions. A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows that newborns' "temporary" names, like Babyboy and Babygirl, can lead to major consequences in the hospital. "There can be no delay in providing identification wristbands to newborns," the study says. That means... Read more

20 NICU Babies Were Safely Evacuated from NYU Hospital During Hurricane Sandy

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As if going into preterm labor isn’t stressful enough, many new parents and their fragile new babies had to endure a mid-hurricane evacuation from the NICU when a New York City hospital lost power due to Hurricane Sandy. After its basement flooded and the backup generator failed to start, the New York University Langone... Read more