beanie babies - page 2
Does anyone else's hospital give away beanie babies? Our hospital for years has always had a huge stock of them in every treat cart, treatment room, and outpatient centers. Most are older beanies... Read More
0Jan 28, '13 by RN*mommyI know my old hospital wouldn't give out beanie babies in the NICU. The infection risk for sure, but the safe sleep issues as well. I was constantly pulling stuffed animals and the like out of cribs and then doing the safe sleep speech with the families. I wouldn't want to encourage anything by giving out stuffed animals. For older children, sure...but not in the NICU.
1Jan 28, '13 by umcRNQuote from NicuGalWe have this same problem with parents. Unfortunately we can't guarantee their washingThey can harbour MRSA, etc unless they can be washes regularly.
0Jan 31, '13 by canned_bread, RNThat's so awesome! We give teddies that are hand-made and donated, and random toys and what not.