Thursday, January 22, 2015

NICU Carepackage Items

Many people ask what they can do to help families in the NICU. Care packages are a great place to start!

Each care package includes the following items:

  • Handmade Blanket (30”x30”)
  • Knitted/Crocheted Hat
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • A Board book parents, grandparents, and other visitors can read to their little miracle. It is a big way to connect with their baby.
  • Healthy (Nut-free) Snacks.
  • Travel-size Unscented Lotion. Never-ending hand washing is a major dehydrator for the hands.
  • Chap stick.
  • Reusable Water Bottle
  • Notepad & Pen for parents to write notes/questions for doctors.
  • Gum
  • Travel Facial Tissue packets

Optional Items:
Decorations for Isolettes/Cribs
Hand-held toy to play with baby
Gift cards for Gas, near-by Restaurants, Starbucks, etc.
Gift for sibling(s)

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