Volunteer cuddler has comforted Bangor hospital’s tiniest sufferers for 25 years

Anne Corliss loves infants — a lot, that one way or the other, quietly and with out her noticing, she spent 25 years cradling them in her arms at a Bangor hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit.

She is taken into account a grasp cuddler.

Corliss, 66, is considered one of 18 volunteers concerned within the Carter’s Quiet Care Cuddlers program, which tends to the hospital’s tiniest sufferers when dad and mom aren’t round. She started volunteering at Northern Mild Japanese Maine Medical Heart’s pediatric unit in 1990 and moved to the NICU when the cuddlers program started in 1998.