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Premature baby clothing advice Premature baby health

Tiny Babies often have health complications and sensitive skin so they need clothes that allow baby to be comfortable and accommodate any wires or tubes they may be connected to. For a tiny baby that is spending time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Specialist Care Baby Unit (SCBU) specialist clothing should definitely be considered, and tiny babies out of hospital and at home that are still very small could benefit too.   What clothing features to look for in Tiny Baby Clothes Organic cotton Babies have more sensitive skin, especially premature babies because their dermis, which is...

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Where can I buy an octopus for a premature baby?

Premature baby health Product review

We have a range of premature baby octopuses you can buy, from three lovely brands. Each octopus is fantastic quality and loved by parents of prem babies who want to help their little one feel as comfortable as possible while in the incubator on the NICU or SCBU, whilst also keeping baby as safe as possible. Octoprem – NICU approved premature baby octopus in 4 colours Nattou Piu Piu – stylish octopus for premature babies in 4 colours Pebble Toys – crocheted octopus for newborn babies in 3 colours Why buy an octopus toy for a premature baby? The thought...

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How can grandparents help their child who's had a premature baby?

Premature baby health

Congratulations! You’re a grandparent which is a wonderful thing, but if your grandchild is premature and in the NICU you are probably experiencing mixed emotions. No doubt you really want to be able to help your son or daughter and their new baby, but it can be hard to know how.  There's many practical ways grandparents can help their child who's baby is in the NICU or SCBU We'll assume you've already congratulated them, bought gifts, respected their wishes and shown love and support.  Now it's time to offer help that they may not find easy to ask for, but this...

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Supporting a friend with a premature baby - A Checklist

Premature baby health

Looking through parenting forums online you'll see lots of questions like these: My friend's had a premature baby, how can I help? Can I visit my friend who's premature baby is on the NICU? Should I send a gift to my friend who's had a poorly premature baby? So we wanted to offer our advice, so you know how to help your friend go through this huge life event? How do you lend a sympathetic ear and help them celebrate the strange NICU milestones, of which you probably have no idea! Our checklist Get in touch ASAP - This is likely...

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Where can I get a premature baby octopus crochet pattern?

Premature baby charity Premature baby health Product review

Buy a premature baby octopus here > Crocheting your own premature baby octopus Bliss - free crochet pattern for a prem baby octopus from a leading charity Bliss, the premature baby charity offers a selection of downloadable patterns to enable you to knit clothing, blankets and toys for premature babies including a premature baby octopus crochet pattern. Before you get started, please check with your local neonatal unit about what items they need. Bliss’s premature baby crochet pattern is free to download, but if you use it, they hope that you’ll consider making a donation or support their work in...

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