Webinar: How Home Visiting Programs Can Support NICU Families

NICU babies need lots of support, but so do their caregivers.

“Premature babies give us premature parents,” said Esther Chon, who, along with Sharon Tan, led a webinar (below) on how to help caregivers who have a baby in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Drs. Chon and Tan are psychologists and infant mental health specialists who work with parents in the NICU of Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Long Beach, California.

Recorded November 20, 2017, their webinar was presented to Welcome Baby staff and home visitors in Los Angeles County’s Family Strengthening Network.

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More Resources

Graham’s Foundation was created by and for parents of preemies. It offers lots of resources, including the MyPreemie App, information sheets, and this vast resource directory.

How to Cope When Your Baby Is in the NICU — tips on how to make this difficult time a little easier for the entire family (Parents Magazine)

March of Dimes has a wealth of NICU-related resources. Here are a few (search their website for “NICU” to get more):

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