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What It's Like to Be a NICU Parent

What It's Like to Be a NICU Parent


What It's Like to Be a NICU Parent

With reports that Beyoncé and Jay-Z's security lock down at NY's Lenox Hill Hospital prevented other new parents from spending time with their NICU babies over the weekend, here's one response that stands out for us as parents.

A mom blogger in Kansas named Jen was so riled that she's written an open letter to the celeb couple. In it, she describes in detail the anguish of being a NICU parent:

"You know how right now you feel an overwhelming love for Blue mixed with a little fear, uncertainty and anxiety?  Well, NICU parents feel that times a million..."

Read Jen's whole letter

Have you ever visited a baby in the NICU?

Image Source: Robert Stolarik for The New York Times

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