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WakeMed NICU Participates in 2018 Kangaroo Challenge

Download a printable version of this blog post. For the past five years, WakeMed’s NICU has participated in the Kangaroo Challenge from Sunnybrook Hospital in Canada. This is an international challenge to see which hospital can log the most hours participating in kangaroo care. Each year for 15 days, we ‘challenge’ our parents with a […]

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RSV Who?

Every year during the fall, winter and early spring, we restrict visitation to our Children’s Hospital and our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  The reason: to protect our patients from viruses like RSV (respiratory syncytial virus).  You may have never heard of RSV, but there is a very good chance that you HAVE had it.  For […]

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