Home after the NICU

It’s great that your baby’s ready to leave the NICU! You must be so excited to take him home. But you may feel worried and scared, too. It’s OK to feel this way!

In this topic, learn how to prepare yourself for bringing your baby home from the NICU. Learn how to find a health care provider, as well as specialists, to take care of your baby outside of the hospital. Does your baby need equipment or medicine after he’s home? What can you do about childcare and what support services are available in your area? Should you limit the number of visitors who come to see your baby? Knowing these things can help make you feel comfortable about caring for your baby at home.


It’s great that your baby’s ready to leave the NICU! You must be so excited to take him home. But you may feel worried and scared, too. It’s OK to feel this way!

In this topic, learn how to prepare yourself for bringing your baby home from the NICU. Learn how to find a health care provider, as well as specialists, to take care of your baby outside of the hospital. Does your baby need equipment or medicine after he’s home? What can you do about childcare and what support services are available in your area? Should you limit the number of visitors who come to see your baby? Knowing these things can help make you feel comfortable about caring for your baby at home.