Halloween just got tinier! The youngest patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite in Georgia are dressed up in knitted costumes handmade for them by one of their nurses.
Tara Fankhauser, a nurse with the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, started the tradition of dressing up the babies last Halloween.
This year, she had 30 costumes ready for the Halloween holiday, like this Pinnochio outfit that baby Paxton is wearing.
It can take her anywhere from a few hours to a few days to make a costume.
The NICU nurses dressed little Grant as a potted plant.
“I start making costumes in late spring and continue right up to Halloween – we had three new babies this week so I made some new small ones to deliver yesterday, including a Superman cape,” said Fankhauser. “It’s a fun months-long project for me and nothing …