Clarissa Karlsson, a board-certified music therapist at Children's National Health System, discusses the benefits of music therapy for premature infants in the Baltimore Sun's Maryland Family Magazine. She explained that music therapy can positively affect premature infants’ physiological stability, increase opportunities for bonding and attachment with caregivers, and provide appropriate developmental stimulation.
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54 bed, state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit opens.
In May 2009 Children's National opened a state-of-the-art 54 bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that is designed to provide comfort for our families and world-class care for our patients.
Megan Bellagamba began working in the NICU at Children's National in July 2006.
The Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program is a 3 year program designed to provide training in neonatal-perinatal medicine for candidates who have successfully completed their pediatric residency training.