Coping in the NICU
Your beautiful baby has arrived. But he or she was born prematurely or needs special medical care. Your joy over your baby's birth may be mixed with anxiety and stress. This is not how you expected parenting to begin. You may feel distant from your baby, you may wonder if there is something wrong with you. Or, you may worry because you cannot snuggle with your baby, you won't be able to bond. Check out, Coping with the NICU Experience, at www.marchofdimes.com, for information that may help make this difficult time easier.
"Is our relationship ready for a baby?"
Wow, I'm a mommy? He's a daddy? We think we know what the baby needs. But what about us? Carol Heffernan writes about relationship transitions in the life challenges and life transitions link at, www.focusonthefamily.org.
Connecting Family & Friends
www.caringbridge.com (English & Espanol)