COVID-19

Here’s what we are doing to support you virtually!

Life in the NICU can feel unimaginable at the best of times and we recognize the current situation adds an extra layer of worry for all preemie families.  Although units have suspended in person patient and peer support, you are not alone!

 

Download here our informative poster with all our currently virtual programs .

Led by trained peer support facilitators from across the country, is a safe place to go for evidence-based information, peer support and connection 24/7.  

Led by Perinatal Mental Health Specialist. 

Veteran Preemie Parent Kate Robson meets virtually every Wednesday @ 1pm (EST). 

Feature top NICU researchers, specialists and experts from across Canada.

Every Friday @ 1pm.

If you miss a session click here to find the full list of episodes.

Provides virtual mental health help for the parents of Premature Babies.  Short-term support from mental health professionals.

The International Family Integrated Care (FiCare) Steering Group recently released a position statement on Parental Presence in the Neonatal Units During SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic. Click on the box to read the full statement.

We are with you every step of the way!

Here is a list of trusted education and information resources to support you during Covid-19

COVID-19 Useful Links

General information - Canada

https://www.allthingsneonatal.com/canadian-covid-19-resources

Caring for your baby in the NICU during the Pandemic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTLOLh-a7w4&feature=youtu.be

 

The Hospital For Sick Children

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-landing-page.html?WT.ac=p-ra

www.covidwithkids.org

Breastfeeding

https://www.medela.com/breastfeeding/mums-journey/covid-19-information-concerning-breastfeeding

http://safelyfed.ca/covid19-resources/     

https://www.bfmed.org/abm-statement-coronavirus

https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-on-covid-19-pregnancy-childbirth-and-breastfeeding

Milk Banks

www.Milkbankontario.ca 

http://www.bcwomens.ca/our-services/labour-birth-post-birth-care/milk-bank

http://northernstarmilkbank.ca

https://www.hema-quebec.qc.ca/lait-maternel/donneuses-lait/banque-publique-lait-maternel.en.html

Canadian Pediatric Society

Delivery room considerations for infants born to mothers with suspected or proven COVID-19

https://www.cps.ca/en/documents/position/delivery-room-considerations-infants-born-to-mothers-with-suspected-or-proven-covid-19

 

NICU care for infants born to mothers with suspected or proven COVID-19

https://www.cps.ca/en/documents/position/nicu-care-for-infants-born-to-mothers-with-suspected-or-proven-covid-19

 

Breastfeeding when mothers have suspected or proven COVID-19

https://www.cps.ca/en/documents/position/breastfeeding-when-mothers-have-suspected-or-proven-covid-19

World Health Organization

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Activities

https://www.swaypartners.com/fun-academy

Global Alliance for Newborn Care

https://www.glance-network.org/covid-19/

Zero Separation Campaign

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