Prematurity/NICU/SCN Information

 

We hope the following information helps you understand more about pre-term birth and the implications. Whether you are pregnant, have just had a premature baby, or are the family or friends of a NICU/SCN baby, we hope this information helps.

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References & Resources

Laws PJ, Grayson N & Sullivan EA 2006. Australia’s mothers and babies 2004. Perinatal statistics series no. 18. AIHW cat. no. PER 34. Sydney: AIHW National Perinatal Statistics Unit.

Dyer KA. 2007. For Those Who Hold The Littlest Hands. [Brochure] Retrieved October 6, 2007, from www.nicuparentsupport.org

Lui K, Bajuk B, Foster K, et al. Perinatal care at the borderlines of viability: a consensus statement based on a NSW and ACT consensus workshop. Med J Aust 2006; 185: 495-500.

Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Special Beginnings: A Parents Guide to the NICU. [Brochure] Retrieved 2006, from www.texashealth.org

Meriter Health Services. Preemie Health. Retrieved September 7, 2007, from www.meriter.com/living/preemie/index.htm

Lifes Little Treasures Foundation. Parents Information Guide. 2007

Powell K.(2001). Ambigous Loss – Experiencing Joy and Grief after the Birth of a Premature Child. Retrieved September 17, 2007, from www.prematurity.org

American Pregnancy Association. Premature Birth Complications. Retrieved September 20, 2007, from www.americanpregnancy.org

The Regional Neonatal Center – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center Neonatology. Retrieved 2006 from www.wcmc.com/body_mfch.cfm?id=810

The Birth Trauma Association. Post Natal Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Retrieved October 11, 2007, from www.birthtraumaassociation.org.uk/publications/Post_Natal_PTSD.pdf

Laws PJ, Grayson N & Sullivan EA 2006. Australia’s mothers and babies 2004. Perinatal statistics series no. 18. AIHW cat. no. PER 34. Sydney: AIHW National Perinatal Statistics Unit.

Southeast Missouri Hospital. High Risk Pregnancy. Retrieved September 10, 2007, from www.southeastmissourihospital.com/health/PEDS/hrpregnant/sitemap.htm

Tomasulo J.P., & Lubetkin D. (Ed.). Premature Birth. Retrieved September 17, 2007, from www.obgyn.health.ivillage.com/pregnancybasics/prematurebirth2.cfm