NICU Info and Resources

We have information specific to difficult and fatal diagnosis, including a large listing of outside resources.  Please visit our birth plan that can link you to carrying to term information in addition to these outside links specific to diagnoses.

If your baby is expected to receive care in the NICU, here is a list of resources:

Education

Some providers discourage parents from touching preemie babies receiving NICU care.  This article can give more information on why that is, and what you may be able to do.  The NICU experience alone can promote parents grief.  Please see our article on Identifying Grief to find information and support regarding grief but also the correlation between the NICU experience and grief/depression/PTSD.

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