The new mothers and fathers of the babies in the NICU were forced to evacuate as Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana. So that’s when Nurse Paula Jean Simon and her team made the decision to stay behind and make sure all 39 babies in their care were ok during the hurricane.
They placed cameras on all 39 babies so that parents of the newborns could check in on their babes whenever they wanted.
Simon told NBC News, “I am so proud. My team pulls together, doesn’t matter what’s happening, they’re going to make sure the babies are taken care of.”
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