Premature babies in a neonatal intensive care unit discharge time is an important issue.
To be discharged early from the hospital; the baby’s general condition and can lead to the need to hospitalize her again. In this case, an additional source of stress in the family as well as the baby.
Premature babies and their parents, the baby is discharged from hospital after coming home there is three different periods.
– The first; 6 weeks period at home. During this period, parents and children enjoy being a parent because preemie is at home.
– Second term is the period of unhappiness. It can take up to six months. During this period; their babies are smaller than they thought, they realize. This thinking they’d be worried if they could deal with the problem.
– Recently referred to as period of acceptance. During this period; parents learn to accept their babies. Having a preemie baby has been a natural part of their lives. The baby’s growth and infant development is normal or if there is a very slight growth retardation, stress decreases in the family. The return to normal life is much faster.