Chicago, Illinois -- Thursday, February 14, 2019
Gina Tesi holds her daughter Riley Kehler, born premature on December 17, 2018, in her room in the newborn intensive care unit at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Also pictured are the father, Mitchell Kehler, in blue, Molly Schau, a research nurse at Lurie Children's Hospital, in a white coat, and Ha Uk Chung, a research student at Northwestern University, in a blue coat.
Through a collaboration with Northwestern University, the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is using a wireless vital signs monitoring sensor, which helps parents spend quality skin-to-skin time with infants in the newborn intensive care unit.
CREDIT: Alyssa Schukar for National Geographic