Is your baby sleeping safely or is your baby at risk to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)? In New Zealand, SIDS is one of the leading causes of death among babies who are 1 month to 12 months old. It claims the lives of around 45 babies each year in this country. Find out how you can prevent and help reduce the risk of SIDS happening to your baby.
NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) is an intensive care unit designed with special equipment to care for premature or seriously ill newborn babies. It can be a daunting place the first time you visit either your own baby or someone elses. Here well explain some of the common terms and equipment used by the medical team to help guide you through.