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Someone To Watch Over Me: NICU Cameras Let Parents See Preemies

Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick,NJ has installed livestreaming cameras so the parents of premature infants can watch over their babies.
Someone To Watch Over Me: NICU Cameras Let Parents See Preemies
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Rachna Dave experienced a first this past weekend: She actually took her time eating breakfast.

Her normal routine has been to grab a quick bite on her way out the door to Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, where her infant son has been spending the first 2½ months of his life.

She had hoped visits coincided with one of his periods of wakefulness, so she could rub his back and teach him the sound of her voice.

But now she can simply check a live-streaming web camera on her iPad. When she saw her son, Veer, was sleeping, she decided she had the time to linger at the breakfast...

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