Loving Kindness

Loving Kindness

Loving Kindness Loving-kindness was originally taught as an antidote to fear. 3 As parents of a premature baby, this is a way to directly address a basic fear that almost all parents carry while they have their baby in the NICU, the fear that “something will go...
Pause and Breathe

Pause and Breathe

Pause and Breathe NICU time is uncertain. Not knowing and being worried is common. 3 You can begin to be at ease with uncertainty and not knowing. You have a choice where to put your attention when your mind wanders with intense emotions and negative thoughts,...
Mindfulness in the NICU

Mindfulness in the NICU

When we experience stress, our body activates an alarm-system, known as the “fight-or-flight” mechanism, which makes us release stress hormones that activate the body’s emergency systems.

Tree Rings of PreeMe Development

Tree Rings of PreeMe Development

There is not a parent who can ever adequately prepare for prematurity. There is not a NICU medical team member who doesn’t go the extra mile for their babies and their families.