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People are helping premature babies by crocheting...
People are helping premature babies by crocheting tiny octopuses. The tentacles are thought to mimic the feel of an umbilical cord, and babies who cuddle an octo are less likely to pull out their monitors and tubes. When hospitals that participate in the Octo Project noted an increase in the overall health of their preemies, volunteers around the world began flooding them with donations. Source Source 2 Source 3
Pumping For Your Preemie: increasing supply and pumping output | Carrie Willard
Pumping for your preemie isn’t for the faint of heart. I started off this series on breastfeeding a preemie by talking about why doing so is so important. Yet after spending many hours reading preemie parenting message forums, books and blogs authored by moms of preemies, however, I’ve noticed that most moms aren’t breastfeeding their …