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What should I bring to the NICU for a rooming-in period?

Suggestions for articles to bring from home for your NICU rooming-in:

Parents
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Toothbrush, comb, personal grooming items
  • Snacks
  • Alarm clock
  • Notepad for writing down questions and taking notes on your infant’s care
Infants
  • Going-home clothing, including hat and coat
  • Blankets for wrapping, positioning, etc.
  • Car seat (this is a must!)
  • Any special equipment

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