Newborns

Newborn Care

March
22,
2023
| 16:42 PM America/Chicago
Child Life Week: This week, we’re celebrating our Child Life Specialists at Cook Children’s who make an impact on the emotional safety of children and families in health care.By Baylee Simmons, CCLS, Child Life Specialist at Cook Children’s Neonatal
February
10,
2023
| 11:29 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerTwins AmieLynn and JamieLynn Finley won the hearts of the nurses who fed, diapered and bathed the girls a little differently from other babies in the Cook Children’s NICU.For the first three and a half months of their lives, AmieLynn
January
25,
2023
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
Sisters JamieLynn and AmieLynn underwent surgery on Monday, becoming the first conjoined twins to be separated at Cook Children’s Medical Center.Jamie and Amie lay face-to-face and shared a liver, which was successfully separated during the 11-hour
January
18,
2023
| 14:28 PM America/Chicago
Editor’s Note: The Respiratory Clinic is limited only to patients who were recently treated at the Cook Children's Emergency Department, Medical Center or Urgent Care Clinics and received a referral for respiratory therapy.Story by Jean Yaeger.
December
23,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
Photos by Sydney Hanes.Santa Claus stopped by to visit our tiniest patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to spread Christmas cheer. The babies were dressed in festive outfits to celebrate their first Christmas.
December
20,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/Chicago
The coldest temperatures of the season are headed to North Texas later this week with an Arctic cold front. The best thing you can do is to prepare you and your family to stay safe and healthy.Wind chills are expected to be below zero degrees on
December
07,
2022
| 10:04 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerFinding infant formula on store shelves can still be tricky if you’re shopping for specialized types made for premature infants or babies with digestive complications.Nutritional experts at Cook Children’s say some patient families are
October
31,
2022
| 16:09 PM America/Chicago
Happy Halloween! Our patients participated in trick-or-treating while babies in the NICU celebrated their first Halloween dressed in adorable costumes. Our staff members showed off their Halloween spirit! We hope everyone has a safe and happy
July
27,
2022
| 10:55 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning parents, caregivers and health professionals about the dangers of inflatable neck floats after the death of one baby and the hospitalization of another. The flotation devices are