My 8 day old son has been in the nicu for 8 days. first it was his bilirubion level. and he did photo therapy. now they doctor says his blood level is low. and if it gets lower he could have to have a blood tranfusion. has anyone been threw this?

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User - posted on 10/23/2012

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Just be there to love your son,even if he has to take the blood transfusion.He will be fine.

Liz - posted on 10/23/2012

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My daughter was in the NICU for 11.5 weeks during which time she had to have many procedures, including blood transfusion. It all felt overwhelming at the time, but we got through it.



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