Precious Bundles of Love
Feb 14, 2024
Monique Binkley Smith
Portrait of Mila Thande and Nancy Githere

Portrait of NICU baby

Tiny toes, button noses and full hearts. Some of Sutter’sPortrait of baby Cora
smallest patients celebrated their first Valentine’s Day in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units at Sutter Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. Members of the babies’ care teams decorated priceless Valentine’s Day cards for the babies’ parents with poems, doilies and the babies’ own adorable footprints!

Portrait of baby ShaliniHaving a baby prematurely or born with a serious health issue can be one of the most overwhelming events in a parent’s life. Through its NICUs, Sutter care teams provide life-saving technologies and compassionate support –which can be especially important on emotional days like holidays.

Portrait of baby Nira

Sutter’s nine NICUs provide specialized medical care and the latest in technology to babies born prematurely or with serious health conditions. Each location offers family centered care, where parents are welcomed into the unit to participate in the treatment plan of their babies. Learn more about Sutter’s NICU services.Portrait of baby

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