April 6, 2021
Providing comfort measures is always the first treatment for NAS.
Comfort measures include:
- Hold your baby skin to skin
- Swaddle in a blanket – hands to face and knees to chest
- Breastfeeding • Small frequent feedings
- Warming feedings • Sucking on a pacifier
- Low light, low noise • Slow vertical rocking
- Shushing sound- mimics mother’s heartbeat
- Deep breathe- helps calm baby and caregiver
July 6, 2023 | News
Hushabye Nursery in Phoenix offers one-on-one care for opioid-dependent newborns going through the painful process of drug withdrawals. It is one of the few recovery centers of its kind helping moms, and caretakers, too, who are actively trying to get clean.
We were honored to be featured on ABC 15 where our founder Tara Sundem shares how we put this mission into practice!
June 20, 2023 | Blog
DOMINICK’S STEAKHOUSE – SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
October 21, 2023 at 5:00 PM
Join us under the stars and change the lives of babies most vulnerable to the opioid crisis.
Individual tickets are $250 which includes a variety of upscale hors d’oeuvres, a Signature dessert station & one cocktail of your choice.
Hushabye Nursery Raises $2.2 Million for Infants in Recovery with Support from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation
May 31, 2023 | News
Hushabye Nursery partnered with The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation on a dollar-for-dollar $1 million match to support inpatient detox and recovery for infants experiencing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). The campaign concluded on April 18, 2023, and raised over $2.2 million, including the $1 million match from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation.
May 11, 2023 | Blog
Thousands of babies are born each year to mothers who are using opioids. The newborns enter the world in withdrawal – some fussy and sweating, others struggling to feed. Now doctors have a new treatment. Mom.
April 15, 2023 | News
Video of Hushabye Nursery in Phoenix helping parents and babies exposed to drugs recover and get back on their feet. Jen Wahl has the details on 12News.com.
March 30, 2023 | News
Most babies with NAS are treated in the neonatal intensive care unit. NICU teams do amazing work, and countless families owe their children’s lives to those dedicated nurses and doctors. But NICUs are not set up to treat babies with NAS. Hushabye Nursery in Phoenix is. NAS is what they treat. It’s all they treat. 24/7.
Thunderbirds Charities Supports Hushabye Nursery and the Tiniest Victims of the Opioid Crisis with a $100,000 Gift
March 30, 2023 | News
Hushabye Nursery is excited to announce a $100,000 grant from Thunderbirds Charities help us care for the tiniest victims of the opioid crisis – babies born withdrawing from opioids they were exposed to in the womb (NAS) – and their parents who are struggling with opioid use disorder.
February 4, 2023 | News
Since they opened, Hushabye Nursery has helped about 600 families through inpatient and outpatient care, according to executive director Tara Sundem. They care for babies 24/7 through soothing techniques and try not to do nonpharmacological treatments, though they do have medicine for the babies that may need it.
January 22, 2023 | News
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is announcing the winners of its first-ever behavioral health Recovery Innovation Challenge. The goal of this challenge is to identify innovations developed by peer-run or community-based organizations that advance recovery.
December 9, 2022 | News
In central Phoenix, Hushabye Nursery is home to babies born withdrawing from addictive substances they were exposed to in the womb. They spend their first days of life in dimly lit rooms equipped with cribs, changing tables and adult-size beds so their parents, many of whom are still in recovery, can stay with them. Framed prints on the walls read: Inhale. Exhale.