17. Meghan Wagoner- A NICU Nurse Talks About Caring For Newborn Babies In Critical Condition.

 

In this podcast episode, Meghan Wagoner, who is a NICU nurse talks about caring for newborn babies in critical condition that are in the neonatal intensive care unit.

She talks about:

-Why she became a nurse.

-The training involved in care for babies in the NICU.

-The difference between the care of a Level 1 to a Level 4 NICU.

-How her caring for a wide range of babies with various medical challenges motivates her to be her very best!

-How she helps parents with their stress while their baby is in the NICU.

-She talks about continuity of care for babies and how to handle the delicate situation if the parent and the nurse are not getting along.

-She also shares advice on what to focus on why your child is in the NICU.

-The joy she has when she gets to see the babies grow and thrive once they are discharged from the NICU.

-Caring for babies with congenital heart defects in the NICU.

-How caring for premature babies is different than caring for babies with congenital heart disease.

-Finally, Meghan offers parents advice on things that they can do to help their baby while in the NICU.

Join us for this episode. 

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