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5 Facts About Nursing a Preemie

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Your baby may be in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
If your baby is in the NICU, there are ways to nurse your newborn.
If your baby is in the NICU, there are ways to nurse your newborn.
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The disappointment of not being able to be with your baby is compounded by your inability to nurse her. But you can pump — let the doctors and nurses know that you'd like to do so, and your breast milk will be given to your baby there in the hospital (via tube, cup, or bottle), and/or you can freeze it at home for later use.

 


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