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Occupational Therapy in the NICU: ‘We’re Your Developmental Team’

Did you know that our NICU care team features neonatal occupational therapists? Nicole, one of those neonatal OTs, sheds light on their role in a NICU setting.

Occupational Therapy in the NICU: ‘We’re Your Developmental Team’

Baby Monroe lies in a NICU bed at South Shore Hospital shortly after birth, as mother Jillian reaches out to touch her, smiling, from her own hospital bed.

Jillian and Monroe's Story: "We Are Alive Because of Them."

When Jillian experienced an emergency late in her pregnancy, a diversion to South Shore Hospital saved both her life and the life of her newborn daughter, Monroe.

Jillian and Monroe's Story: "We Are Alive Because of Them."

The Angelos Family poses for a family photo

The Angelos Family’s Story: Family Integrated Care Improves the NICU Experience

South Shore Hospital's NICU is the first in Massachusetts to implement a model of care that makes parents like Jeannie and Jeremy Angelos equal members of their baby's care team.

The Angelos Family’s Story: Family Integrated Care Improves the NICU Experience

Mom and dad holding premature son

Good Habits to Keep a Baby Safe During Sleep

South Shore Health is one of four healthcare organizations in Massachusetts working to ensure new parents receive consistent, evidence-based instruction about safe sleep to reduce Sudden Unexplained Infant Death.

Good Habits to Keep a Baby Safe During Sleep

Eat, Sleep, Console

Eat, Sleep, Console: A new approach for substance-exposed newborns

A new way of caring for opioid-exposed newborns allows South Shore Hospital to reduce the use of withdrawal symptom medications and lets pediatric patients go home earlier.

Eat, Sleep, Console: A new approach for substance-exposed newborns

Emily Lekakos is thriving thanks to South Shore Health

South Shore Hospital NICU Team Helps Preemie Thrive

South Shore Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) team was there for the Lekakos family of Weymouth when they welcomed daughter Emily at 24 weeks and one day. Read this family's incredible journey.

South Shore Hospital NICU Team Helps Preemie Thrive

Reese's NICU journey

Reese's NICU Journey

When Reese was born early, her Mom was grateful for her choice to give birth at South Shore Hospital. Watch their incredible story.

Reese's NICU Journey

Ed & Wendy Batchelder: A Tiny Miracle

Sometimes, the biggest miracles come in the smallest packages. After trying unsuccessfully for many years to get pregnant, Ed and Wendy Batchelder of...

Ed & Wendy Batchelder: A Tiny Miracle

Mom and dad holding premature son

South Shore Health's Breast Milk Depot Helps NICU Preemies

South Shore Health has partnered with Mother’s Milk Bank Northeast to open a human milk depot.

South Shore Health's Breast Milk Depot Helps NICU Preemies