Dr. Jennifer Sedler, a third-year pediatrics resident at Stanford Pediatrics Residency Program, wrote a tweet that went viral recently. "My new favorite hobby is hyping up my NICU babies to their parents. I list their accomplishments for the day, say how proud I am of them, or highlight how strong they were today. It's such a joy to see/hear their parents beam with pride over their tiny fighters," the tweet read. The tweet went viral, Dr. Sedler said, because of the thousands of parents who responded with their NICU experiences. Parents of NICU babies agree that it's critically important to hear the successes of their tiny babies. "There is just a special energy about the NICU and about new life and supporting these families that makes it a really special place to work," Sedler said.

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