neonatal intensive care unit

‘For these babies, fewer IV nutrition days means better growth,’ says Julie Sasinski, a UCLA Health clinical nurse specialist

By uclahealth • May 10, 2022

'Sitting on the sidelines should not be and is not an option.'

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • July 8, 2021

Novie Simone Calloway was born in October 2020, four months premature

By Phil Hampton • June 7, 2021

“The mother wrote a lullaby, which will be used on the pacifier activated lullaby (PAL) device when her baby is born and transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit,” explains Chelsea Brown, a music therapist intern in the maternity and NICU at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “I think [...]

By uclahealth • November 24, 2019

“Our son, King, was in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit,” says Jeffrey Morris, father to the four-month-old. Also enjoying the annual NICU Family Picnic, King’s mother, Alecia Butler continues, “I had him at 34 weeks, so he was a month and a half early. He spent three weeks in the [...]

By uclahealth • August 2, 2019

“I thought we were just going for a walk and he surprised me with this mini horse,” says Teresa Do, a first-time mother at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “I’m at UCLA Health because I just gave birth to a baby girl five days ago and she’s in the neonatal [...]

By uclahealth • May 13, 2019

How do you help a child who’s become so fearful in the hospital that she has stopped speaking? The answer may be “Blowin’ in the Wind” — or maybe “Fight Song.” Whichever tunes moved this little girl to speak, it [...]

By uclahealth • December 8, 2016

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica is proud to have received the nursing profession’s highest honor: the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet® Recognition. “This achievement validates that UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica delivers excellent patient [...]

By uclahealth • August 1, 2016