New App Allows NICU Families to ‘Visit’ Baby During COVID-19 Pandemic
[Source: Medical X-Press]
With the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, many hospitals and neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) are limiting the number of people who can visit newborn babies to reduce the risk of contamination. At Northwestern Medicine’s Prentice Women’s Hospital, that means only one parent at a time can be with their newborn in the NICU.
“It can be either the mom or the dad but not at the same time,” said Dr. Craig Garfield, professor of pediatrics and medical social sciences at Northwestern
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