NICU Birthday Party Held at Odessa Regional Medical Center

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

When you're a preemie baby, every day is a milestone so on Saturday former NICU babies and their families celebrated with a big birthday bash.

Dozens of former patients came out to Progressive Park at Odessa Regional Medical Center.

The birthday celebration gave families a chance to reunite with the doctors and staff who cared for their precious bundles of joy in the NICU.

Kids got to enjoy jumpers, fake tattoos and games along with cake and ice cream.

Since 1975, the NICU at ORMC has grown from just six beds to 49 beds.