Newborns

Newborn Care

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
July
12,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleIt’s never too early to teach children to be safe around water. After all, if a baby can crawl, they can make their way to a pool or open body of water. Any number of things can lure them there — a floating toy or sheer curiosity as
May
26,
2022
| 17:56 PM America/Chicago
As the formula shortage continues, some families are still having difficulty locating specific infant formulas at local stores. The recall in February from Abbott Nutrition has placed extra pressure on the supply chain and some stores are limiting
May
11,
2022
| 13:42 PM America/Chicago
Kendra Scott's Kendra Cares program stopped by Tuesday to surprise mothers and patients at Cook Children's Medical Center.The moms created custom jewelry at no cost, as a part of the program. They chose their own colors and components to create a
May
09,
2022
| 14:07 PM America/Chicago
The formula shortage is hitting home for many families. On Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics shared advice for parents and said parents should talk to their pediatricians.A recall in February from Abbott Nutrition has placed extra pressure
May
06,
2022
| 12:40 PM America/Chicago
Happy Mother's Day! Patients celebrated with their moms this week.At the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), patients dressed up and posed with their moms to celebrate their first Mother's Day!Other patients and their moms celebrated with Mother's
April
27,
2022
| 14:10 PM America/Chicago
By Diane Arnaout, M.D.I remember scrolling through a Facebook group for physicians a few years ago, and a popular post rolled onto my screen, written by a confused pediatrician.“What the heck is up with all these moms wanting their baby’s tongues
April
15,
2022
| 13:55 PM America/Chicago
Happy Easter! For the first time since 2019, Cook Children's safely gathered together again to celebrate Easter. Patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) dressed up in adorable outfits to celebrate their first Easter.Other patients