» RELATED: How March of Dimes is working to reduce Georgia's preterm births
“When we can’t come in, the camera—that’s how we get to see him,” Garcia told the news station. “Sometimes, Angel will open his eyes, like he knows we’re watching.”
Angel has been fighting in the NICU since birth and the family still doesn’t know when he’ll be able to come home.
While nothing replaces the touch of a mother’s hand, hospital administrators told Channel 2 the facility may have at least found a way to help out.
The cameras began rolling out in June.
In the latest Premature Birth Report Card from the March of Dimes, Georgia's preterm birth rate rose from 11.2% to 11.4%, earning it a grade of D. For African-American women, the rate of preterm births was even higher – 13.7%. Learn about how March of Dimes chapters continue to work to reduce this gap, as well as other racial and ethnic disparities.