A mother's touch: NICU nurse helps dying mom bond with newborn | allnurses

A mother's touch: NICU nurse helps dying mom bond with newborn

  1. 17 Warning: WILL make you emotional. Awesome story.

    http://news.nurse.com/article/20130819/EOS1/108190022
  2. Visit  Bortaz, RN profile page

    About Bortaz, RN, ADN

    Bortaz, RN has '5' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'NICU, Clinical Documentation Specialist'. From 'Texas'; 47 Years Old; Joined Jun '08; Posts: 2,858; Likes: 5,173.

    11 Comments so far...

  3. Visit  rnay312 profile page
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    This is beautiful and heart wrenching.
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  4. Visit  elprup profile page
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    I believe the mom knew.
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  5. Visit  Christy1019 profile page
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    I'm in tears, that was so beautiful :'(
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  6. Visit  bigsick_littlesick profile page
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    Daaaa... I tried not to cry but the FEELS were too strong... What a beautiful story... I think the mom knew as well!
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  7. Visit  boardchic profile page
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    Thanks for posting. Lovely and sad. We get a lot of cardiac moms at our hospital because we have an adult ICU and the local tertiary NICU doesn't. We try very hard to take stable babies to these moms as much as is feasible. Such an important part of family centered care.
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  8. Visit  RN&mom profile page
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    Very touching story!!! This is exactly why someday when I feel it's the right time I will become a NICU nurse as well. I want to wait a few years though. My son spent 10 days in the NICU and I need to do for other parents what was done for my son, my Husband & me. I will never forget the amazing, loving things done. Having a child in the NICU is the scariest experience ever, the NICU nurses that took care of my son will always hold a special place in my heart! And yes I remember them all and he's almost 11 yrs old...
  9. Visit  Genista profile page
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    Very touching on many levels. Thanks for sharing. (I did get something in my eye).
  10. Visit  All4NursingRN profile page
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    beautiful
  11. Visit  rubyagnes profile page
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    yes, i am sobbing. so beautiful and so sad.
  12. Visit  Blue Roses profile page
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    MassED likes this.
  13. Visit  Ruas61 profile page
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    What a lovely thing to have given them, bittersweet as it was.


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