Having a hospitalized child can be scary and stressful for parents, especially when that child is a newborn. Between raising a family, working and coping with a hospitalized infant, self-care is often not the first thing that comes to mind for a parent.
In this episode of CHOC Radio, we speak with Karina Ousley, a clinical social worker in CHOC’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), Diana Hurtado, coordinator for the March of Dimes NICU Family Support program at CHOC, and Marla Dorsey, patient- and family-centered care coordinator, about the importance of NICU parents practicing self care.
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- Lily’s big sister, Makenna loved her before she was even born. Seeing the way CHOC’s rehabilitation services team cared for Lily inspired her to give back.
- Rosie credits CHOC Children’s for giving her premature babies, Clarissa and David, the opportunity to live healthy, productive lives.
- For more than a decade, the Gomez family has held a special place in their hearts for the CHOC Walk in the Park. The beloved event is a particularly special ...