Walking into NICU can feel like stepping into another planet. The environment is probably unlike anything you have experienced. You may find a lot of electronic gadgets and different kind of beeping monitors.
Once settled in the unit, your baby will receive care tailored to his/her specific needs. You may find different kind of equipments on different babies depending on their condition.
Interact with the nurse assigned to your baby to know more about your baby in the NICU. She may tell you about various equipments attached to your baby.
You can familiarise yourself with few of the common equipments your baby may be using:
Don’t get worried to see your baby surrounded by different equipments and gadgets, each has a specific role to play in keeping your baby safe and monitoring his/her condition. If you have any concerns discuss the same with the neonatologist.