Returning to the NICU

On Saturday, December 22, I returned to the NICU along with my son Andrew and brought dinner to the parents whose newborn babies were in the unit. We visit the NICU on a regular basis providing outreach, in addition to the food. It’s therapeutic for me and...

Mother’s Day 2015 was Monumental

Mother’s Day 2015 in the NICU was organized by TLC member Shari Scott. Parents and Nurses shared in the fun by making simple craft projects and having a little sweet bite to break up the day. For more information or to get involved, please complete our contact...

How to Be Your Child’s Best Advocate

We found this useful article in the February 2003 edition of Parenting Magazine and thought it worthwhile to re-post since the information is still relevant. If you’re in the midst of a health crisis with a young child, it can be very difficult to keep track of...

Holiday Happenings in the NICU

It was a fun filled snow making afternoon (without the actual snow) in the North Shore Manhasset NICU Family Room on Saturday, December 20th. There was hot chocolate, homemade holiday chocolates, and even chocolate covered Oreos made by Shari Scott, TLC volunteer and...

Prematurity Awareness Month

TLC North Shore Manhasset coordinator, Shari Scott, along with fellow TLC member Nina Biermann, held a Prematurity Awareness gathering on November 13th in the family room at the North Shore Manhasset campus of LIJ. November is prematurity awareness month. World...