Tag: Newborns

Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month

September is Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month This is a time to honor babies, families, caregivers and anyone else who may experience life in the NICU. Please consider raising awareness and funds this month during NICU awareness month by participating in our fundraiser Support the NICU and Earn Prizes Top fundraising individuals [...]

2018-12-28T15:06:37-06:00September 1st, 2018|

A Story of Survival

Kelly, Louis and Gary Parrish He wasn’t supposed to survive. Nearly as soon as Kelly Parrish discovered she was pregnant she faced the near certainty she wouldn’t bring her baby home. The pregnancy was a shock. Kelly – the mother of two boys – had recently suffered a miscarriage at 24 weeks [...]

2019-02-07T08:58:22-06:00November 11th, 2017|

Your Donations at Work: NICU

The Babies Thank You! When you give to Regional One Health Foundation, you help our Centers of Excellence remain on the cutting edge of medical care. For example, in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), the following innovations and conveniences would not be possible without your financial support. Giraffe Beds Two Giraffe beds were [...]

2019-01-04T15:20:43-06:00June 26th, 2017|

Home Sweet Home

Philanthropic Dollars Help Ease the Transition Home “WE ARE USING THIS ROOM FOR MOMS WHO MIGHT NEED A LITTLE EXTRA TEACHING TIME OR TO PREPARE FOR BABIES GOING HOME ON A HOME APNEA MONITOR,” SAID KELLEY SMITH, NICU NURSE MANAGER. “OR SOMETIMES WE USE THE ROOM FOR A BABY WHO HAS BEEN IN THE [...]

2019-01-04T16:28:50-06:00October 2nd, 2015|

Proud Memphians

“WHEN I REFLECT ON HOW THE DOCTORS AT THE SHELDON B. KORONES NEWBORN CENTER AT REGIONAL ONE HEALTH SAVED MY BOYS’ LIVES, I AM NEARLY SPEECHLESS. THERE ARE NO WORDS TO EXPRESS OUR GRATITUDE. EVERYTHING I COULD SAY SOUNDS SO SMALL COMPARED TO WHAT THEY’VE DONE FOR MY WIFE, MY BOYS AND ME.” ASHTON [...]

2019-01-04T16:32:21-06:00October 1st, 2015|

Advancements in the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center

Advancements made in the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center contributed to a decrease in the number of very low birth weight babies, along with improved outcomes. The percent of babies with lung disease declined by 56 percent from 2006 to 2013. Regional One Health ranks among the top quartile of 1,500 NICUs worldwide. The percent [...]

2019-01-04T16:33:32-06:00September 27th, 2015|