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octopus for a preemie

octopus for a preemie

Crochet Curly Cue: Free Pattern and Video Tutorial

Crochet Curly Cue: Free Pattern and Video Tutorial

Polvos de crochê: como esse brinquedo está ajudando bebês prematuros

Polvos de crochê: como esse brinquedo está ajudando bebês prematuros

People are helping premature babies by crocheting tiny octopuses. The tentacles are thought to mimic the feel of an umbilical cord, and babies who cuddle an octo are less likely to pull out their monitors and tubes. When hospitals that participate in the Octo Project noted an increase in the overall health of their preemies, volunteers around the world began flooding them with donations. Source Source 2 Source 3

People are helping premature babies by crocheting tiny octopuses. The tentacles are thought to mimic the feel of an umbilical cord, and babies who cuddle an octo are less likely to pull out their monitors and tubes. When hospitals that participate in the Octo Project noted an increase in the overall health of their preemies, volunteers around the world began flooding them with donations. Source Source 2 Source 3

Octopus pattern for preemies. Research has shown they grab on to the tentacles which remind them of the umbilical chord; brings comfort to them.

Octopus pattern for preemies. Research has shown they grab on to the tentacles which remind them of the umbilical chord; brings comfort to them.

free octopus crochet pattern

free octopus crochet pattern

octopus for a preemie

octopus for a preemie

Finding Joy in the Journey with Motherhood, Crocheting, Crafting, and Cooking.

Finding Joy in the Journey with Motherhood, Crocheting, Crafting, and Cooking.

Octopus for preemies

Octopus for preemies