After giving birth last summer at Baptist Medical Center in San Antonio, Breanna Tran was told that her newborn, Juliette, needed to be placed in intensive care due to severe jaundice. Her biggest impression was left by the staff that helped her during Juliette’s stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Dr. John Isaac, MEDNAX-affiliated neonatologist and medical director, made sure the new mom wouldn’t be separated from Juliette for long. “The mother has carried the baby for nine months. I’m here to help the baby and mother stay together as much as possible. Our philosophy here at Baptist Medical Center is to keep the mother and baby as far together as we can,” Dr. Isaac said. Breanna recalled that Dr. Isaac also went out of his way to make arrangements with the hospital so she could stay for one week and be with Juliette. “That was the biggest thing. That just made me so happy,” Tran said.

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