I'm a nursing student interested in NICU nursing. There are so many things about it that I feel like sound like a dream job, but I'm also trying to think critically about the challenges as well. One thing that has stood out to me is the stress of dealing with fussy babies who may cry for the entire 12 hour shift, like what I've heard many NAS babies do. I know from dealing with my own children how stressful it can be to handle a crying baby for hours on end and mine were relatively easy. Is that a significant issue that NICU nurses face, or is just something you get used to? Are there other components of the job of a NICU nurse that are particularly difficult compared to other areas in nursing? Thanks so much for your input!