Sister Lorraine Schmaltz rocks an eight-week-old baby boy that was born 10 weeks premature Thursday at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Faith Conversations: 'Cuddling' NICU babies a breath of heaven
FARGO - She’s never seen heaven, but Sister Lorraine Schmaltz feels as though she’s breathed in its scent.
The chance has come through her work as a volunteer at Sanford Health, where she is among a group of volunteers who call themselves “cuddlers.” Their blessed job involves holding and rocking babies biding their time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).
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