Parent support

If you've had a premature or sick baby we have information to support you.

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Coronavirus

Questions about the virus and your premature or sick baby?

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In hospital

Find information about neonatal care, what happens on a neonatal unit and how you can get involved in your baby’s care.

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At home

The first few months at home with your baby can be challenging. Find tips and information to help.

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Common parent concerns

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“I recognised that I was blessed with the privilege of supporting a miracle.” – Shemayne’s Story

As a healthcare professional herself, Shemayne understood the requirements of her daughter’s treatment for Necrotising Enterocolitis (NEC). She shares details about how Naiyana’s five-month stay in the NICU was unpredictable, overwhelming but also inspiring.
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Neonatal care and parents’ mental health podcast

Hear the experiences of parents talking openly about their mental health on the unit, how they faced challenges, and how you can get more support from health professionals.
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Supporting parents

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Tips for changing your baby's nappy

Changing your premature or sick baby’s nappy is a great way to be involved in their care on the neonatal unit.

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Caring for your baby

Being involved in your baby’s care while they are in hospital can really help you and your baby.

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