Tag: NICU

Once fragile babies born far too soon, the Glozier triplets are now thriving young adults thanks to the Regional One Health NICU

Every day is a chance to get better. This phrase sits on 18-year-old Abbie Glozier’s Facebook timeline, but it has much deeper meaning to her and her family than a simple social media post. Nearly two decades ago, Regional One Health’s NICU team welcomed first-born Abbie into the world. She weighed just a [...]

2019-03-06T10:45:14-06:00February 13th, 2019|

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|

Sarah’s 2010 Miracle Eight Years Later

Spring break seemed like a good time for a Caribbean cruise. Sarah Davies is an elementary school teacher in Blytheville, Arkansas, so the academic calendar plays a role in any vacation planning. At 26 weeks pregnant, she was just under the cruise travel cutoff for pregnant women. Her physician gave her the OK to [...]

2018-12-28T15:06:11-06:00September 1st, 2018|

Newborn Center collaborates on best practices as part of network

The aim of the collaborative focus between Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center and Vermont Oxford Network is to improve outcomes in very low birth-rate babies by establishing a small baby unit by the end of 2019. Since opening in 1968, Regional One Health’s Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center successfully has treated more [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:52-06:00March 16th, 2018|

NICU Moments: Nurse in 50th Year of Patient Care

Ms. Jean Brooks began her nursing career at Regional One Health in July 1968, where she continues to work 50 years later. Taking care of more than 1,300 premature or critically ill newborns each year takes a lot of passion from a NICU team of nurses, physicians and other health care providers. [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:53-06:00February 22nd, 2018|

Newborn Center celebrates 50 years of care with NICU Moments

We celebrate every baby’s life saved, and over the past 50 years there has been much celebration at the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center. Since its founding in 1968, the Newborn Center has treated more than 45,000 premature babies. The dedicated nurses, physicians and other health care providers who have staffed the Newborn Center [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:56-06:00February 5th, 2018|

Korones NICU team takes best practices to India

Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center Medical Director Dr. Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, MD, (right) and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse Manager Kelley Smith shared knowledge with a new hospital in India. Regional One Health has one of the oldest and largest neonatal intensive care units in the United States. The Sheldon B. Korones Newborn [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:00-06:00November 17th, 2017|

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|

Regional One Health NICU: Home of Superheroes

Halloween is a fun time for children to dress as their favorite characters and trick-or-treat for yummy goodies. The babies at the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center are having their own Halloween celebration, although they don’t need capes to prove their superhero powers. These babies have all the powers already. But the Neonatal Intensive [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:01-06:00October 31st, 2017|
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