NICU Family Newsletter

View our Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center NICU Family Advisory Council Newsletters that are available to download.

Fall 2022 Download (PDF 1.06 MB)
NICU FAC Fall 2022 Newsletter Cover
Summer 2022 Download (PDF 1.58 MB)
NICU FAC Summer 2022 Newsletter Cover
Spring 2022 Download (PDF 252 KB)
NICU FAC Spring 2022 Newsletter Cover
Winter 2022 Download (PDF 299 KB)
NICU FAC Winter 2022 Cover
  • Self-Care Tips for NICU Parents
  • Interview With Nancy Edelman, RN, NICU Quality Improvement Coordinator
  • 21st Annual Miracle Walk Supports CBMC
  • NICU Family Story
Fall 2021 Download (PDF 271 KB)
NICU Newsletter Fall 2021
  • Read to Your Baby: In support of the National NICU Read-a-Thon
  • DID YOU KNOW… Skin to Skin Care
  • Staff Interview With Dr. Rudolph Wagner, Pediatric Opthamalogist
  • Patient Story: Maya and Sienna – Twin Rainbow Babies
  • 21th Annual Miracle Walk on October 10, 2021
Summer 2021 Download (PDF 250 KB)
NICU Summer 2021 Newsletter
  • Tips for Pumping, Hand Expression and Breastfeeding (In Honor of Breastfeeding Awareness Month, August 2021)
  • DID YOU KNOW… You can request to have a NICU Parent Buddy?
  • Staff Interview With Samantha Hess, MSN, BSN, RN, NICU Nurse
  • My Thriving Twin: Lionel, Courtney and Simone’s Story
  • Save The Date: 21th Annual Miracle Walk on October 10, 2021
Spring 2021 Download (PDF 665 KB)
SBMC NICU Newsletter Spring 2021
Winter 2021 Download (PDF 329 KB)
SBMC NICU Winter 2021 Newsletter
  • What is Early Intervention (EI) and Which Babies Need it?
  • Interview With Jamie Beins, MSN, RNC-NIC, NICU Nurse
  • 20th Annual Miracle Walk Held Virtually
  • Twice The Birthday Celebrations
Fall 2020 Download (PDF 346 KB)
SBMC NICU Fall 2020
  • What Graduate NICU Parents Wish they Knew
  • National Neonatal Nurses Week
  • 20th Anniversary Miracle Walk: Virtual Event on October 11, 2020
  • NICU Family Story: Four Under Four
Summer 2020 Download (PDF 151 KB)
SBMC NICU Summer 2020
  • Keep Distanced But Stay Social: Tips to Safely Celebrate Your Baby’s Homecoming
  • Did You Know: Virtual Support Groups
  • Interview With Sandhya Ruben, MD, Cooperman Barnabas Neonatologist
  • A 20 Percent Chance…: Jaylin and Madelyn’s NICU Story
  • Virtual 20th Annual Miracle Walk: October 11, 2020
Spring 2020 Download (PDF 172KB)
SBMC NICU Spring 2020
  • Coping in the NICU and With the Stress of COVID-19
  • Staff Interview With Sarah Ambio, RRT, Respiratory Therapist
  • A Mom’s Story (with the CBMC NICU)
  • Miracle Walk Save the Date: October 11, 2020
Winter 2019 Download (PDF 182KB)
SBMC NICU Winter 2020
  • You and Your Premature Baby’s Development
  • Interview With Kwanchai Chan, MD, CBMC Neonatologist
  • Miracle Walk Update
  • Our NICU Story: Rajitha, Manoj, and Arjun (The Warrior Prince)
Fall 2019 Download (PDF 229KB)
SBMC NICU Newsletter Fall 2019
  • Breastmilk Still Best: Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center Expand Donor Milk Program and Launches Human Milk Depot
  • Interview With Our Baby-Hat-Making NICU Nurses: Kimberly Brennan, BSN, RNC-NIC, and Moira Griesbach, BSN, RN
  • 19th Annual Miracle Walk To Benefit the CBMC NICU: Sunday, October 13, 2019
  • The Story of Jade
Spring 2019 Download (PDF 199KB)
SBMC NICU Newsletter Spring 2019
  • Coping in the NICU and Beyond
  • Interview With Laura Romeo, BSN, RNC, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center NICU Nurse
  • Katheryn’s Story
  • 19th Annual Miracle Walk: Sunday, October 13, 2019
Winter 2019 Download (PDF 218KB)
SBMC Winter 2019 NICU Newsletter
  • Farewell to Dr. Sun
  • Interview With “Dr. Rani” Rani Thekumparampil MD, FAAP, Neonatologist, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
  • Taylor’s Story
  • Miracle Walk Update
Fall 2018 Download (PDF 214KB)
SBMC NICU Newsletter Fall 2018
  • Read to Your NICU Baby!
  • Interview With Elizabeth Bennett, Director of Special Events for Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
  • CBMC NICU “Two-Timers!”
  • 18th Annual Miracle Walk Benefits the NICU: October 7, 2018
Summer 2018 Download (PDF 240KB)
SBMC NICU Newsletter Summer 2018
  • New Milestone Cards for Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center NICU Parents
  • Interview With Terri Lastella, IBCLC, RLC, Women’s Health Education Coordinator
  • Dominic’s Arrival!
  • 18th Annual Miracle Walk Benefits the NICU: October 7, 2018
Spring 2018 Download (PDF 199 KB)
SBMC NICU NewsletterSpring 2018
  • “Kangaroo Care” in the NICU”
  • Interview With Stephanie Phillips-Johnson, Unit Representative
  • Two Healthy Girls!
  • Save the Date: 18th Annual Miracle Walk on October 7, 2018
Winter 2017 Download (PDF 188 KB)
SBMC NICU NewsletterWinter 2017
  • What to Know About Spending Time in the NICU
  • Interview With Jacklyn Katinsky, BSN, RN, NICU Clinical Coordinator
  • Two Times a Charm
  • 17th Annual Miracle Walk Benefits the NICU
Spring 2017 Download (PDF 729 KB)
SBMC NICU Newsletter Spring 2017
  • Your Baby’s Stress Signals in the NICU
  • Interview With Maureen Dunn, RN, RNC
  • Logan’s Arrival
  • Save-The-Date: 17th Annual Miracle Walk on October 8, 2017
Winter 2016-2017 Download (PDF 1.70 MB)
NICU Winter 2016-2017 Newsletter
  • Infection Prevention in the NICU
  • Interview With Katherine Visnosky, Dedicated NICU Technician
  • Miracle Walk Update
  • A Rough Start
  • Keeping Baby Healthy at Home
Spring 2016 Download (PDF 687 KB)
SBMC NICU Spring 2016 Newsletter
  • Big Brothers and Sisters of the NICU Babies
  • Interview With Jean Tutschek, MSN, RNC, NICU Patient Care Coordinator/Night Shift
  • A Family Letter
  • Save The Date: 16th Annual Miracle Walk
Winter 2016 - Download (PDF 1.18MB)
SBMC NICU Newsletter Winter 2016
  • Holistic Nursing and the NICU
  • Interview With A NICU Nurse with a Holistic Nursing Background: Alyssa Devisser, RN
  • The Perfect Storm
  • Miracle Walk Update
  • Thank a NICU Nurse Today
Summer 2015 - Download (PDF 919KB)
SBMC NICU Summer 2015 Newsletter
  • The NICU Small Baby Room
  • Interview With NICU Nurses Jamie Beins, RN, and Karen Verbeke, RN, BSN: About the NICU & Small Baby Room
  • Save-The-Date: 15th Annual Miracle Walk Sunday, 10/4/15
  • Safe Summer With Your Baby
Spring 2015 - Download (PDF 1.19MB)
NICU Family Advisory Council Newsletter
  • What is Early Intervention (EI) and Which Babies Need it?
  • Interview With NICU Nurse/Patient Care Coordinator: Marcie Varona, RN, BSN
  • Our Experience With Early Intervention
  • Save-The-Date: 15th Annual Miracle Walk
    Sunday, 10/4/15
  • Tests Your Baby May Have in the NICU
Winter 2015 - Download (PDF 1.2MB)
NICU Family Advisory Council Newsletter
  • Indoor Winter Activities
  • Interview With NICU Neonatologist Amelia Bautista, MD
  • Not One and Done!
  • Miracle Walk Update
  • Follow the NICU on Facebook
Fall 2014 - Download (PDF 941 KB)
NICU Family Newsletter
  • Your Baby's Neonatologist vs. Pediatrician
  • Interview With Staff Nurse Martha Dominique, BSN, RNC
  • Celeste’s Story
  • “Designated Support People” Program Begins in the NICU
Summer 2014 -Download (PDF 179 KB)
SBMC NICU Summer Newsletter 2014
  • All About Vaccines and the NICU
  • Interview With a Seasoned NICU Nurse: Maureen Griswold, RN, CBMC NICU Staff Nurse
  • Logan’s Story
  • Save-The-Date: 14th Annual Miracle Walk To Benefit the CBMC NICU
  • Enjoying Summer With Your Baby
Spring 2014 -Download (PDF 173 KB)
NICU Family Newsletter Spring 2014
  • Spring Time Activities
  • Interview With: Kerry Scott Bergman, MD, FACS, FAAP, Director of Pediatric Surgery at CBMC
  • Our Experiences with the Pediatric Surgeon, Dr. Bergman
  • Save-The-Date: 14th Annual Miracle Walk To Benefit the CBMC NICU
Fall 2013 - Download (PDF 161 KB)
NICU Newsletter Cover Fall 2013
  • Whooping Cough and RSV: What You Need to Know
  • Interview with Donna Seyffart, RNC, BS, NICU Patient Care Coordinator
  • A Short But Memorable NICU Stay
  • 13th Annual Miracle Walk: Saturday, September 28, 2013
Summer 2013 - Download (PDF 235 KB)
NICU Newsletter Cover Summer 2013
  • “Designated Support People” Program Begins in the NICU
  • Interview With Rudolph (Rudy) Wagner, MD, Pediatric Ophthalmologist
  • John Michael’s NICU Story
  • Save-The-Date: 13th Annual Miracle Walk -- SATURDAY, September 28, 2013
  • New NICU Facebook Page -- www.facebook.com/SBMCNICU
Spring 2013 - Download (PDF 204 KB)
NICU Newsletter Spring 2013
  • Things We Couldn’t Live Without…
  • Interview with Ginelle Walker Veenhuizen, RNC, BSN, MAS, NICU Patient Care Coordinator (PCC)
  • Mario’s NICU Story
  • Save-the-Date: Miracle Walk – Saturday, September 28, 2013
  • New NICU Facebook Page –www.facebook.com/sbmcnicu

Patient Stories

  • We are, and will always be thankful for all of the medical interventions during the last 10 days of my pregnancy and Max’s 77-day NICU stay at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center!

    Max
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  • We are so grateful for the amazing doctors and nurses that assisted him during his 19-day NICU stay.

    Everest
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  • After 148 days, we got the chance to bring Liam home for the very first time.

    Liam
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