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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

  1. Visit  RN*mommy profile page
    #13 0
    I 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.
  2. Visit  umcRN profile page
    #14 1
    Quote from NicuGal
    They can harbour MRSA, etc unless they can be washes regularly.
    We have this same problem with parents. Unfortunately we can't guarantee their washing
  3. Visit  canned_bread profile page
    #15 0
    That's so awesome! We give teddies that are hand-made and donated, and random toys and what not.