Parents, doctors fight for space in Dallas neonatal nurseries
Dallas Morning News, May 21, 2008
Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas is lauded for handling an increasing number of births each year while maintaining a high rate of infant survival. That combination, however, also produces overcrowded nurseries. As a result, parental contact must be carefully regulated because the overcrowded intensive care nurseries leave so little space for visitors, and families are not allowed to visit the babies before noon to accommodate the doctors and other neonatal experts providing bedside care.