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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Gabriella Hope Bedryk in the NICU after being born prematurely. (credit: Handout)

Sunday Marks March Of Dimes’ World Prematurity Day

Promising news came earlier this month when the March of Dimes announced the pre-term birth rate of 11.5 percent, a fifteen-year low.

11/15/2013

Rosemary Pineda-Gelb, Eric Gelb, 19-month-old Ethan Gelb (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Family In March Of Babies To Honor One Son, Remember Another

Rosemary Pineda-Gelb gave birth to twin boys 14 weeks early. Ethan survived. Caleb did not.

04/24/2013

Tianna Jackson, he mother Nicola Gaskin, her father Kamau Jackson, and Dr. Joanne Loewy, the Director of the Louis Armstrong Center at Beth Israel Medical Center, in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Music Therapy Helps Premature Babies At Beth Israel NICU

“Their respiratory rate is a little lower, which is very good for them. If you’re in a calmer state you’re going to grow better, faster, and go home sooner,” Dr. Aimee Telsey told WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond.

04/24/2013