Excerpt from People
Written by Michelle Boudin
The NICU at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory, North Carolina, is filled with tiny heroes.
Batman is asleep in his crib. Superman and his twin sister are curled up next to each other in matching capes. There’s even a princess and a witch on her broomstick.
Veteran NICU nurse Katie Windsor always tries to do something special for her patients and their families around the holidays, but this is the first time she’s made such a big hit.
“I was on Pinterest looking around for ideas and I saw something that sparked an idea,” she tells PEOPLE. “I thought these little babies need to be superheroes because they already are little heroes.”