Sweet Dreams

Nothing is more magical than the birth of child, but when a baby enters this world too early or with serious health concerns, the magic is overshadowed by unimaginable fear.

You can help turn that fear into hope.

Our teams provide the very highest standard of care today, but technology changes fast. Your investment will help meet the needs of tomorrow and ensure every infant cared for in the Sanford Boekelheide NICU and The Birth Place at Sanford USD Medical Center benefits from the most state-of-the-art equipment possible for years to come.

Your investment will provide our team with the latest technology and equipment to give every baby a fighting chance for a bright future.


Giraffe OmniBed

Designed to mimic a mother’s womb, the Giraffe OmniBed surrounds critically ill and premature babies in a carefully controlled environment optimal for growth. The Giraffe OmniBed allows caregivers to perform lifesaving procedures while minimizing harmful movement. Every baby who enters the NICU spends at least 24 hours in the healing embrace of a Giraffe OmniBed.


Panda Warmer

Even full-term and healthy babies can struggle to regulate their body temperature. By providing direct, comfortable heat, the Panda Warmer helps newborns transition after birth. Every infant born at Sanford feels this warmth while they are weighed, dried, measured, bathed and assessed for health concerns.



Bonding between parents and new babies is as important in the NICU as it is at home. The NICVIEW camera system allows families to grow that bond, even when they cannot be by their little one’s side. With secure video streaming available around the clock, family members can virtually visit baby anytime, anywhere.


To learn more about supporting the Sweet Dreams campaign, please contact a member of your team:


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