#TheGoodStuff - Help a Premie Feel Safe

Premature babies in the NICU at a Hospital in England are being given crochet octopuses to help them feel safe in their incubators. 

It turns out the crocheted tentacles remind infants of their umbilical cords and being inside mom’s womb, and that makes them feel safe. Plus, it makes them less likely to pull on their tubes and monitors.

If you’d like to make one for the babies, here are the instructions from the organization doing this: MyNomadHome.com

For more on this story: Cosmopolitan.com

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