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NICU Family Journey, Episode 1
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NICU Family Journey, Episode 1
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The Martin’s welcomed their first born, Charlotte, at Northside and there was no doubt that wanted to deliver their second child there. But there was a problem—COVID-19. Our nurses made sure Kelly and her husband felt safe as they welcomed baby Claire.
Mom, Dad and baby have one thing in common; they were born at Northside Hospital. New mom Kristin knows it takes a village to raise a child. Her advice to all mothers, “don’t hesitate to ask for help!”
Although she was scheduled for an elected C-section, new mom Carol was admitted to Northside Forsyth for high blood pressure and welcomed Madelyn Grace on November 29, 2019. This is her first child, but Carol says they will be back to Northside.
Mike and Kathy's son Lucas weighed just 2 pounds, 3 ounces when he was born at Northside Atlanta. Dad Mike was thrilled at the high level of care his baby boy received.
After undergoing an unexpected C-section due to fetal intolerance, she developed post-partum preeclampsia and had to be moved to the maternal ICU.
When her son was also born early at Northside Hospital Cherokee, she was no stranger to the NICU. “My experience was top notch at both locations,” Erica says. “We are very proud and thankful to be a part of the Northside Hospital family.”
Kelli has nothing but praise for Northside staff. "Everyone was knowledgeable, friendly and had the health of myself and my baby first and foremost," Kelli says. "They were by my side the entire time. It was all worth it for my baby, Kiley!”
“It would be an understatement to say every single nurse, doctor and tech that we came in contact with treated us like we were the only people there.” Bella Rose Marie Chirone was born happy and healthy on 8/13.
Mandi describes her experience as “nothing short of amazing” and credits the Northside team for the remarkable care she received. “It’s hard to choose just one employee that rose to the top, because they were all phenomenal.”
She says her experience at Northside was exemplary. One staff member will always remain in her memory—Aubrey. “Aubrey made timely decisions that ultimately saved my baby’s life. I’m forever grateful, which is why I’ve named my son after him—Noah Aubrey.”
For Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, the Moseley family released balloons in remembrance of their sweet girl, Ella Rose. The Moseleys find support through Northside Hospital’s perinatal loss and palliative care program—H.E.A.R.T.strings.
New Mom Jess Wooten describes her experience at Northside Hospital Atlanta as nothing short of amazing. Baby Landon is all smiles, and Jess praises her care team for their compassion and support.
Whether you are considering starting a family or thinking about growing the one you have, you most certainly have questions, wonders and worries. The articles and resources here will comfort and empower you to make the best decisions for you and your baby…before, during and after pregnancy.
Deciding to have a child is a huge life-changing step. It can also feel extremely daunting. So after taking the first step down the path toward parenthood, where do you go from there?
Pregnancy is a time to take the best possible care of your health. Not only are you eating for your own health; you are eating for the growth and development of your unborn baby.
There is no shortage of input about what you should or shouldn’t bring with you to the hospital when it’s time to have your baby. Here’s some advice from the pros.
Safe, snuggly, skin-to-skin contact engages your baby’s senses. Your baby can hear and feel your familiar heartbeat. Read more about the benefits of skin-to-skin contact and rooming-in.
Bethany Weathersby and her husband Josh were raising two healthy boys in fall 2012 when she got pregnant with their third baby, a little girl.
Feeling more tired than usual, Mabel still found herself easily out of breath, unable to stand at her desk and soon fighting a bout of pneumonia.
In 2014, Stacey and Joe Yeager were pregnant for the first time and expecting twins. It was a normal pregnancy until it wasn’t, Stacey says.
Twenty-two weeks into her pregnancy, Jourdan Adams began experiencing contractions. It was early summer of 2018, and Jourdan had so far experienced a normal pregnancy with her twin boys.
During her first trimester, Brittany Goins was having an easy, uneventful pregnancy.