Your premature baby is extremely vulnerable to infection
Every time you enter NICU remember to:
Remove all rings (wedding rings an exception) watches and bracelets
Alcohol gel is available; please use three squirts before and after visiting
When entering rooms roll up sleeves to be bare below the elbows, wash hands with soap and water and then dry thoroughly with a paper towel
Use the foot pedal to lift the rubbish bin lid to dispose of paper towel
Alcohol gel is available at the sink; please apply three squirts before approaching your baby
Please ensure you wash and gel your hands when leaving the room
Hand washing video
It is the role of the staff to protect your baby from the dangers of infection.
If you forget to wash your hands when entering the room, staff will remind you.