Each year, 10 – 15 percent of babies born in the U.S. are treated in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). There are a number of reasons this happens: Premature birth Breathing problems Infections Difficult delivery When you’re the parent of a newborn in the NICU, it’s so easy to feel helpless. There are so many lines and tubes connected to your baby and all you really want to do is comfort him or her. Historically, that’s all you really could do. But recent studies are showing that there is one step mom can take to help improve the health… Read more.