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 Monday & Friday @ 1pm.
If you miss a session find below the full list of episodes.
Provides virtual mental health help for the parents of Premature Babies. Short-term support from mental health professionals.
Here is a list of trusted education and information resources to support you during Covid-19
We are with you every step of the way!
COVID-19 LIVE Series
How to protect your baby and children during the COVID-19 pandemic
Copying with intense emotions in extreme situations of the NICU, now including COVID19
What changed on neonatal follow-ups during the pandemic
How to optimize your baby's development at home during pandemic times | exercises & activities
Kangaroo Care Benefits | How to practice kangaroo care with your preemie baby during the pandemic
How to help your baby move from feeding to eating
Mindful Movement: prenatal & post natal yoga techniques to open and connect with your body
Preemie Papas Project : Mental health and parenting experiences of fathers of premature babies
Best ways to prevent preterm birth | Pregnancy tips to prevent preterm birth
How to deal with isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic
Q&A - How to take care of your baby during the pandemic - ft. Dr. Michael Narvey
Parental presence in the NICU during the pandemic & the impacts on FiCare (Family Integrated Care)
Special: Preemies Mother’s Day | Premature babies mother's stories | How I took care of my preemie baby
Breastfeeding | Use of Human Milk during the pandemic | How to donate to a milk bank during COVID19
How to feel close to your baby while in the NICU & COVID impact study early findings
NICU Dads Connected: support for fathers of premature babies
Special Father's Day: my experience on being a father of 2 premature boys - ft. Kojo Mensah
Practical Tips for feeding your baby | Breastfeeding tips
Important information about breastfeeding & human milk bank donations during the COVID-19 pandemic
Creative ways to keep kids busy at home during social distancing times
Q&A - Breastfeeding tips
ft. Dr Rebecca Hoban
Home Learning | Inclusive learning settings for children | Kids activities ideas to do at home
Preeclampsia : screening, symptoms and the importance of public awareness
Baby Sleep: learn safe practices and how to get quality sleep time for your family.
Father's Mental Health
Why is reflux such a common issue for premature babies?
Brain Health in the Preterm Baby : pain, sedation and nutrition
Zero Separation Campaign | Support for NICU parents all over the world
COVID-19 Useful Links
General information - Canada
Caring for your baby in the NICU during the Pandemic
The Hospital For Sick Children
Canadian Pediatric Society
World Health Organization