When you peek into the University of Kansas Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, it probably appears to be an ordinary nursery full of tiny preemies. However, thanks to a $73,000 grant from Royal Charities, they are doing something groundbreaking for parents like Sam Last, a soldier deployed in Kuwait.
The hospital has installed what they call an “Angel Eye” into the each baby’s incubator. This way, parents who are separated from their child can check in on them whenever they like. For Sam, who is 7,000 miles away from his newborn baby girl Charlie, it means the world. (read more)