PHOTOS: Babies in NICU dressed up for Halloween at Children's Hospital of Michigan

Posted at 2:42 PM, Oct 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-28 14:42:43-04

Babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan donned costumes in celebration of their very first Halloween.

The babies were dressed up in a variety of costumes, from Frankenstein to a Starbucks coffee cup.

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A spokesperson for the Detroit Medical Center said in an email that the annual tradition helps "to bring joy and a sense of normalcy to the parents during an otherwise stressful time."

"Having a photo of their baby in their first costume can be incredibly meaningful," the spokesperson said.