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The Allison Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

January 14, 2021

It has been over two years since the renovation of the Allison Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital at Bridgeport. We are now sharing the significant updates and impact of this renovation. Donate Now The NICU admitted more than a thousand babies (1,081) since 2018.  231 of these have…

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NICU Patient Story – Rare Triplets

January 14, 2021

The NICU experienced the wonderful rare birth of triplets this summer. Perla Massiel Leguizamon knew she was expecting twins, but delivering triplets was a suprise! Moses, Mateo and Austin were born at Bridgeport Hospital on August 17th, each weighing just over 3 lbs. They spent about three weeks gaining strength and size in the Allison…

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NICU Patient Story – Mother’s Smiling Face

January 14, 2021

A happy update from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): Thanks to support from the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation, the NICU was able to buy a camera and printer to take pictures of caregivers so that our babies can see unmasked faces. We don’t know yet if the prevalence of masked faces will have any effect…

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