The Marie Curie NICU is the best in Romania, with the most difficult cases in the country sent there. In a given year, the NICU cares for 400 or more newborns. Its breast milk bank is the only one in the country, exclusively serving the unit’s patients. However, decreased donations because of COVID-19 have made it difficult for the unit to purchase necessary supplies, like single-use bottles to feed the babies.
That’s where the doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation stepped in to help. Through a Match Program project, sufficient funds were raised to provide sterile single-use bottles for the entire 2021 year. Now more than 400 babies in the unit will have access to better care and have a better chance of survival.