Caring for newborns amid COVID-19 outbreak
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<p>Wang Shanshan thought she's not new to nursing newborns.</p><p>But taking care of babies infected with the coronavirus is a new challenge. </p><p>The 25-year-old nurse offered to become one of the frontline medical staff treating newborns in virus-hit Wuhan.</p><p>In order to care for babies in quarantined wards, Wang has to put on a whole set of protective gear, including an isolation suit, surgical face mask, protective eyewear, two gloves and protective boots. </p><p>The job is not easy. After working under such conditions for three hours, Wang started to experience difficulty in performing even the slightest nursing task.
</p><p>Newborns have their own language to express emotions when they crave milk or just want some cuddling. In response, Wang will also talk or sing to them.
</p><p>As time went on, Wang has developed a special bond with the babies. They will stop crying after recognizing her voice and waiting for her to cuddle them.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(127, 127, 127);">(Video edited by Li Bowen & Chen Gai)</span></p><p><br/></p>