Children Find a “Bright Space” While Siblings are in Intensive Care at UCH

Brothers and sisters of newborns have a place to play when visiting the NICU
June 15, 2015

Tiny Anarae has been in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at University of Colorado Hospital. According to her mom, Ryan Walker, “She’s mostly just needed to learn to eat and grow.” While mom cares for Anarae, big sisters Gabby and Mia Marmaro get to play. The girls are with grandma Shari Walker, just steps from the NICU. They are enjoying the hospital’s brand new “Bright Space.”

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UCHealth is an innovative, nonprofit health system that delivers the highest quality medical care with an excellent patient experience. With 24,000 employees, UCHealth includes 12 acute-care full-service hospitals and hundreds of physicians across Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska. With University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus as its academic anchor and the only adult academic medical center in the region, UCHealth pushes the boundaries of medicine, providing advanced treatments and clinical trials and improving health through innovation.