Other content tagged: Hungarian NICUs

PICAPP – An app to support the development of preterm babies

Guest article by Livia Nagy, founder of “Right(s) beside you Association” (“Melletted a helyem Egyesület”) One in 11 newborns in Hungary is born preterm. Families are caught unprepared facing preterm birth and one of the main objectives of the “Right(s) beside you Association” (“Melletted a helyem Egyesület”) is to support parents in this unexpected life situation from the very beginning in the NICU. Lack of information but also fears from inappropriate internet materials further complicate the situation for parents. The…
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The impact of COVID-19 on Parents and NICUs: An interview with Livia Nagy

The COVID-19 pandemic created new challenges for NICUs and parents of premature or sick newborns. Due to the risk of Coronavirus getting into the NICU, some units restricted the time parents were allowed to spend with their babies. But other units showed an advanced approach by letting mothers stay with their babies 24/7. We interviewed Livia Nagy from the parent organisation "Melletted a helyem Egyesület" in Hungary on the impact of COVID-19 on NICUs and parents.  …
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Kangaroo Care Challenge in Hungary

A guest article by Livia Nagy Bonnard from the Hungarian Parent Organisation Right(s) beside you!  May 2018 was passing by in our Association in the spirit of kangaroo care. We invited and had the pleasure to welcome Professor Nils Bergman, one of the most famous researchers and the ambassador of kangaroo mother care (KMC) in Hungary.  After successful events in 2016 and 2017 we organised a Kangaroo Care Challenge amongst several Hungarian Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) on the occasion…
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