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What will I do when I'm rooming-in with my baby in the NICU?

During the rooming-in experience in the NICU, you will be responsible for:
  • Providing all care according to physician orders and the home care plan.
  • Arranging for relief periods with your co-caregiver(s) or hospital staff.
  • Notifying the bedside nurse for help if you have questions or problems.
  • Giving a complete report to the next caregiver, which will include the child’s status and needs.

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