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Pain in Preemies

In this Tuesday, March 15, 2016 photo, mother Angelica Juarez holds Olivia Niedermeyer, one of her preemie twin daughters after Olivia and sister Evelyn underwent eye exams at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Chicago. Olivia and Evelyn Niedermeyer are part of recent research showing benefits from low-tech pain management alternatives during necessary procedures on these fragile babies that are poked and prodded as part of medical care meant to help them survive, but can be painful. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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Chicago Parents Craft Unique Lullabies For Their Babies

For our series exploring how relationships are being impacted by the pandemic, today we focus on the bond between new parents and their babies through the lens of The Lullaby Project, a national program of Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute, which partners new parents from under-resourced communities with professional musicians to create a personal lullaby for their child.

Reset hears from a local leader of the project and a parent participant to learn more.

GUESTS: Anne-Marie Akin, resident musician and library consultant at Educare Chicago. ; faculty member at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music

Dannice Hughes, mother of 4-year-old- Aiden; participant in the National Lullaby Project

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