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Premature Babies

After the NICU
A list of advice for when you finally bring baby home, compiled by Tammy Bangs
Educating yourselves to be good consumers, knowing your options, and how to provide yourselves with the best possible care are essential to a healthy pregnancy. Enjoy the many links of educational, informational, and personal nature.

Children's Medical Ventures, Inc.
Provide a library of abstracts for articles which support the developmental care of preterm infants, as well as bulletin boards for parents and NICU caregivers and an online catalogue of products for the care of premature babies.

For Parents of Preemies
A WEB Page of answers to commonly asked questions. Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin and The Center for Perinatal Care and Meriter Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin.

Stories from the Preemie-L mailing list. This discussion thread was started by Dianne Maroney for a presentation to professionals who work with premature infants to provide insight into what we, as parents of preemies, feel. The page is put together by Becca Pittelko.

Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death
M.E.N.D. is a non-profit corporation whose purpose is to reach out to those who have lost a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death and offer a way to share experiences and information through meetings, the bi-monthly newsletter, and our Internet web site.

Mothers of Supertwins (MOST)
Is an international non-profit support network of families with triplets and more. MOST provides information, resources, empathy and good humor during pregnancy, infancy, toddlerhood and school age.

The National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc. (NOMOTC)
"NOMOTC is a network of some 475 local clubs representing nearly 20,000 individual parents of multiples -- twins, triplets and quadruplets.

Preemie-l Home Page
A mailing list of families with preemies of 6 weeks or more. Also, a few links to preemie resources.

Preemie Information
Medical and Personal Information about high-risk pregnancy. An introduction to the NICU. What does a preemie look like? Preemie Merchandise.

Preemie Resources
If you are interested in information on preemies, this is the place to start- compiled by Mary Searcy

Pregnancy Today: Carol's High Risk Pregnancy Diary (part 1/4)
Read what a high risk pregnancy and bedrest were like for one mom.

Preventing Preterm Labor
A March of Dimes topical page.


David and Ricki's Home Page