Heart-breaking Christmas Party For Babies In Intensive Care


Premature babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston were visited by Santa Claus this week as they fight to survive. Christmas came early this year! Adorable photos capture premature babies dressed up in Santa hats and booties as they fight for survival in intensive care.

Scroll Down For Video And Nurses Sing a Christmas Carol to a Preemie Baby


The adorable babies who struck a pose for the camera are just a handful of the 145 infants in the hospital’s NICU who are hoping to make it home in time for their first Christmas.


1. Adorable photos show babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) dressed in Santa costumes for the holidays


2. Baby Wyatt was born at 27 weeks weighing just two pounds and five ounces and is hoping to come home by February


3. Santa Claus stopped by Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston to bring some holiday cheer to the infants and their families


4. Because the infants were born before 37 weeks they require specialized care to assure they are healthy enough to go home


5. All the infants pictured were born premature and may be spending their first Christmas in the hospital


6. April Neal, 30, is pictured standing over her son Wyatt and said Santa’s visit took her out of the daily funk of being in the NICU


7. Most twins, triplets and other multiples are admitted into the NICU after birth because they typically are born underweight


8. While some babies smiled and posed for the camera, others napped throughout the photo shoot


9. The parents of the newborn infants are hoping to have their babies home for their first Christmas


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Watch These Nurses Sing a Christmas Carol to a Preemie Baby


Watch The Video : Premature babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit were visited by Santa Claus


Source: dailymail.co.uk , mystatesman.com

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