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Special care for babies is sometimes provided on the ordinary postnatal ward and sometimes in a specialist newborn (neonatal) area.
Having a baby in neonatal care can be worrying, but the staff looking after your baby should make sure you receive all the information, communication and support you need.
Find out about local neonatal units that sit within the South East Neonatal Network, including virtual tours of the 13 neonatal units, the Neonatal Transport Service, and Ronald McDonald House Brighton.
The neonatal networks within the South East region consist of the Thames Valley and Wessex Operational Delivery Network and the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Operational Delivery Network.
A group of parents/carers, and their families, who have experienced neonatal care in one (or more) of the 13 neonatal units across the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Neonatal Network.
A group of parents/carers, and their families, who have experienced neonatal care in one (or more) of the 14 neonatal units across the Thames Valley & Wessex Neonatal Network.
The Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Conquest Hospital is a Level 1 unit providing special care for babies in East Sussex.
Neonatal services providing extra medical, surgical and nursing care to premature and sick newborn babies.
Partnerships between parents, families and staff to deliver, develop and improve neonatal services across the region.
Bliss offer advice for parents of premature and sick babies.
Information and support for parents of premature babies.
Mind for better mental health.
For families with disabled children.
Preventing group B strep infection in newborn babies.
Involves taking a blood sample to find out if your baby has one of nine rare but serious health conditions.
Helps identify babies who have permanent hearing loss as early as possible.
Works to support anyone affected by the death of a baby; improve the care bereaved parents receive; and create a world where fewer babies die.
Supports breastfeeding and parent infant relationships by working with public services to improve standards.
Dedicated to supporting those affected by HIE (hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy).
Support for Dads.
The mental health charity. We're here to make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone.
Supports all women who have had a traumatic birth experience.
Supporting you through every milestone of your journey with twins, triplets or more.
Provide grants for families raising a disabled or seriously ill child or young people on a low income across the UK.
Supports families who have a child with a life-threatening or terminal illness.
Provides safe, screened donor milk to babies in need.
Assess whether babies admitted to neonatal units in England, Scotland and Wales receive consistent and high-quality care as measured by adherence to a set of agreed professional guidelines and standards.
Safer sleep for babies, Support for families -raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS, provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families.
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