Cuddling, diaper changes, dressing your baby in cute baby clothes: these moments are normal for new parents if everything goes well. However, for parents at the NICU these normal things are big milestones, moments to celebrate even.
The medical care for premature babies is amazing nowadays, but there is still room for improvement. A premature baby is not the only patient in the neonatology department: the whole family is. Involving the family in the premature baby’s care as early as possible has very beneficial effects on the outcomes.