NICU Resource – Sources for Help

Below are links to various websites and phone numbers to assist you:

Bonding, Infant Cues & Child Development Resources:

Early Head Start National Resource Center

Healthy Steps for Young Children

World Association for Infant Mental Health

Depression & Stress Resources:

American Counseling Association

American Mental Health Counselors Association

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association

Mental Health America

National Institute of Mental Health

Depression During & After Pregnancy:  A Resource for Women, Their Families, & Friends

Hotlines –

NDMA Depression Hotline – Support Group (800) 826-3632
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 784-2433
Postpartum Depression Hotline (866) 364-6667
Suicide Prevention Services of America – Depression Hotline (630) 482-9696
U.S. Suicide Hotline (800) 784-2433

Discharge & Going Home Resources:

American Academy of Home Care Physicians

Caregiver Action Network

National Association for Home Care & Hospice

National Transitions of Care Coalition

Disability Resource:

March of Dimes

Feeding Resources:

An Easy Guide to Breastfeeding

International Lactation Consultant Association

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition:  Family Resources

Infection Control Resource:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medicines Resources:

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention – Medication Safety Program

Institute for Safe Medication Practices

National Patient Safety Foundation:  Pharmacy Safety and Service

Physicians’ Desktop Reference: Drugs & Supplements

U.S. Food & Drug Administration Index to Drug-Specific Information

United States Pharmacopeial Convention

Multiple Births Resources:

MOST (Mothers of Supertwins)

National Newborn Screening and Global Resource Center

National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc

The Triplet Connection

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Newborn Screening Resources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Newborn Screening

Genetics Home Reference

National Newborn Screening and Global Resource Center

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Premature Babies Resources:

American Pregnancy Association

March of Dimes

General Information Resources:

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Pregnancy Association

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Family Voices, Inc.

Healthy Steps for Young Children

March of Dimes

Maternal & Child Health Library at Georgetown University

National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

National Library of Medicine, Medline Plus

National Patient Safety Foundation

Sidelines National High Risk Pregnancy Support Network

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Research Resources:

Cochrane Neonatal Review Group

Neonatology on the Web

NICHD Neonatal Research Network