Study: NICU cameras could help ease anxious parents

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Having a baby in the NICU can be an emotional rollercoaster for new parents. 

New research at Cleveland Clinic shows placing a live webcam in the NICU may allow for remote bonding and ease worry.

A NICU stay can range from days to months, making it hard for parents to visit their newborn every day.  
The study found having a virtual connection to their baby helped parents, especially those experiencing stress.

Next steps include exploring whether use of NICU webcams increases breast milk production.