Hello Kitty has been recruited to help calm anxious mothers at a maternity hospital in Taiwan where the cartoon image adorns everything from walls to newborns' blankets. Hau Sheng Hospital, located 95 miles (150 kilometers) south of Taipei, is the latest destination for the cute cat with a penchant for pink.
Intensive care unit babies celebrate their first Halloween in superhero costumes that were made by volunteers from the March of Dimes for patients at Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. This couple decided to adorn their baby in a Captain America costume.
Proud father Eric Hart claims his kid has the coolest Halloween costume in ICU — and he might be right!
For Christmas 2014, newborns were swaddled in stockings by the thoughtful staff at Magee-Women's Hospital.
Leap Day only comes around once every four years, so by the numbers alone, it makes sense that having a baby on February 29th is a rarity. But it turns out, some mothers may avoid giving birth on that day.
To celebrate Leap Day babies in 2016, St. Clair Hospital's Family Birth Center dressed all newborn infants in adorable green frog outfits. The “Leaplings” each donned a green knit cap with eyes along with a frog bib, courtesy of the nurses in the Family Birth Center.
In 2015, the Pirate Parrot visited newborns at West Penn Hospital in Bloomfield and gave every baby a bib saying “Littlest Pittsburgh Pirates fan.”
LaDariu's family got creative and turned him into an adorable Subway sándwich for his first Halloween at Advocate Children's Hospital in Oak Lawn.
It's not something that's listed in Katie Windsor's job description — as a charge nurse in the NICU at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory, her job is to ensure the health and well-being of the tiny babies that are born too soon to go home. But during her time off, Katie makes tiny little costumes. This year she crocheted capes adorned with Batman, Superman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle emblems, and a classic witch hat.
Thanks to the NICU team members at UT Medical Center, all babies got costumes this Halloween.
Surrounded by tubes and the constant beep of machines, the neonatal intensive care unit babies (NICU) at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center spent their first Halloween in the hospital. However, they still had the chance to celebrate. The nurses made sure all the babies got into the Halloween spirit with adorable felt costumes.