LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Having a baby can be one of the most exciting experiences in your life. But often there are complications after the birth of a child and it becomes necessary to place the newborn in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
In this Medical Monday segment, NICU nurse Ellen Mallard with Arkansas Children's Hospital has information you'll need if you find yourself in this situation. Click on the video link!
And if your baby in transported to the NICU, Mallard recommends to pack the following overnight items:
- Comfortable shoes and clothes
- Important phone numbers
- Cell phone chargers
- Medications that are taken regularly
- A journal
- A camera
- Cash for incidental purchases