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Visiting Hours in the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

Visiting Hours in the NICU - CHOC Children's
Parents and legal guardians are welcome in the NICU anytime of the day or night, with exception of shift change. Siblings two years and older who are feeling well and are free of cold, cough, fever or any communicable diseases are welcome in the unit.
  • Discharge from the NICU - CHOC Children's
  • Your Baby's Weight - CHOC Children's
  • Sights and Sounds in the NICU - CHOC Children's
  • Admission to the NICU - CHOC Children's
  • Rounding and Family Conferences - CHOC Children's
  • Dr. Soliman, CHOC Children's, Low Birth Weight in Infants
  • Dr. Tony Soliman, CHOC Neonatologist
  • Breastfeeding - CHOC Children's
  • Dr. Dhar, CHOC Children's, Cooling Cap System
  • Handwashing - CHOC Children's
  • Surrogates in the NICU - CHOC Children's
  • Visiting Hours in the NICU - CHOC Children's
  • Cell Phone Use in the NICU - CHOC Children's
  • Welcome to the NICU - CHOC Children's
  • Who's Who in the NICU - CHOC Children's
  • Immunizations in the NICU: Dr. Soliman - CHOC Children's Small Baby Unit
  • Skin-to-Skin - CHOC Children's

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Welcome to the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

This video is to help orient you to our NICU and staff at CHOC Children’s. Together with the NICU essentials packet and admitting guide, we hope to provide you answers for many of the questions you may have during your baby’s stay.

Admission to the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

As the family of a baby in the CHOC Children’s NICU, you are now part of our family. We are committed to partnering with families to provide the specialized care that premature babies and sick babies need to grow.

Handwashing - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

One of the most important things you can do to help your baby stay healthy is hand washing. It is the single most vital way to prevent the spread of infection.

Cell Phone Use in the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

Cellular phones may interfere with medical equipment. For this reason, cellular phones must be “in airplane mode” while in the NICU.

Visiting Hours in the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

Parents and legal guardians are welcome in the NICU anytime of the day or night, with exception of shift change. Siblings two years and older who are feeling well and are free of cold, cough, fever or any communicable diseases are welcome in the unit.

Surrogates in the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

We understand that there will be times when you cannot be with your baby in the NICU. During those times we invite you to identify four surrogates, people that can be there with your baby while you are away.

Sights and Sounds in the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

You will hear the beeps and alarms of monitors in the NICU and we understand it can be disconcerting. Please know that these alarms are there to assist the medical team in monitoring your baby.

Your Baby's Weight - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

Your baby’s weight is one way to track milestones. Due to the smaller sizes of many of the babies in the NICU, weight is done in grams, instead of pounds.

Who's Who in the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

There are a lot of people who make up your child’s health care team and we understand it can be confusing. The team will consist of a number of different people.

Rounding and Family Conferences - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

Rounds, when the medical team visits each bedside in the NICU, are one of the best ways to hear daily updates about your baby’s care plan. During rounding the healthcare team will come together to discuss what happened the day before and determine the plan of care for the day.

Breastfeeding - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

Many of our moms have learned of the benefits of breastfeeding and breastmilk, especially for their ill infant and choose to breastfeed their babies. The NICU has Certified Lactation Consultants to help you with your questions and concerns.

Skin-to-Skin - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

One way to bond with you baby is by holdling your baby directly skin-to-skin. Not only does this provide a special closeness, it has beewn shown to help a baby maintain body warmth, sleep better, gain weight, and improve mom’s breastmilk production.

Discharge from the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

Your care team will keep you informed during the discharge process. There are several things you will need to do in preparation for taking your baby home.

Dr. Soliman, CHOC Children's, Low Birth Weight in Infants
March 05, 2012

In this segment from American Health Journal, Dr. Antoine Soliman, CHOC Children's, discusses what extremely low birth weight can mean for the baby.

Dr. Dhar, CHOC Children's, Cooling Cap System
March 05, 2012

In this segment from American Health Journal, Dr. Vijay Dhar, CHOC Children's, explains the life saving technology of the cooling cap system.

Immunizations in the NICU: Dr. Soliman - CHOC Children's Small Baby Unit
March 05, 2012

In this video Dr. Antoine Soliman speaks about immunizations of small babies in the NICU.

Dr. Tony Soliman, CHOC Neonatologist
February 23, 2011

Dr. Tony Soliman, Neonatologist, speaks about the CHOC Children's Small Baby Unit dedicated to caring for the very small, very fragile premature babies.

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