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neonatal intensive care unit

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The smallest survivor

Born premature, tiny and with a serious heart defect, Elliot Dykstra overcame tough odds.

Patient Story

Tessa’s Treats fill souls with love

Tessa Bird wasn't expected to live. She spent 76 days in the NICU. Now, she and her family give back by bringing treats for other NICU families.

Lincoln leaps into top 10 of baby names

Seven newcomers appear on the boys' list and two on the girls'.

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Ready for her close-up

When medical needs separated a newborn preemie from her mother, video technology bridged the 60-mile gap.

Patient Story

Skin-to-skin time with dad

Like many fathers of preemies, Josh Thurman helps his daughter grow with the power of touch.

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Tiny baby, big reunion

Eight years later, hospital nurse reunites with girl who was born at a fragile 4 pounds, 3 ounces.

‘A strong survivor’

Eight-month-old Travarius finally goes home—with a ventilator and determination to tackle whatever comes next.