Here you can find useful websites, documents for free download and more.
Advance My Baby – a website with useful information about an infant’s growth and development for parents | website
American Medical Resources Foundation (AMRF) | website
The American Medical Resources Foundation (AMRF) is dedicated to improving the health care in needy communities in countries worldwide by donating medical equipment and services to hospitals and clinics serving these communities.
BabyFirst: Clinical Educational and Parental Support for Premature Infants | website
BabyFirst provides educational resources and support to caregivers and parents of premature infants. Parents of premature babies can learn about life during and after the neonatal intensive care unit. Clinicians will find research papers, videos, clinical guidelines, and presentations that will aid them in research, further your education, or keep you informed of new developments in your field. BabyFirst provides clinical knowledge and family focus provided all in one place.
Best Beginnings | website
The U.K. organization with various resources for health professionals and parents
BLISS | website
The United Kingdom charity works to provide the best possible care and support for all premature and sick babies and their families
BioMedSearch.com | website
BioMedSearch contains PubMed/MedLine publications (including some data that NIH chooses not to display), plus additional journals and a collection of theses and dissertations that are not available elsewhere for free, making it the most comprehensive biomedical search on the web.
British Association of Perinatal Medicine | website
Website for health professionals contains very useful publications, standards and guidelines.
BeSweet2Babies Neonatal Pain Videos in Multi-Languages | website
View these helpful videos in the following languages:
English – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmJGQJ8ayL8&feature=youtu.be
French – https://youtu.be/JloWcieHbJs
Spanish – http://tinyurl.com/BSweet2newborns-Spanish
Portuguese – https://youtu.be/ZGLSNdYtppo
Arabic – http://tinyurl.com/BSweet2newborns-Arabic
Mandarin – http://tinyurl.com/BSweet2newborns-Mandarin
German – http://tinyurl.com/BSweet2newborns-German
Inuktitut – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TulDO77uag
Caring Bridge | website
CaringBridge is a free, nonprofit web service that connects family and friends to share information, love and support during an NICU experience and recovery.
Caring Essentials Collaborative, Inc | website
Caring Essentials Collaborative (CEC) represents the need for consistent quality caring experiences for healthcare recipients across the globe. CEC is the voice of vulnerable populations across the life continuum seeking dignified, respectful, quality caring interactions with healthcare professionals, institutions and payors. The role of the Collaboration is advocate, partner, educator, and resource for healthcare professionals, healthcare organizations, industry, payors, and healthcare consumers of all ages.
Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (CHERG) | website
Child Health Resource Package | website
This resource package is for the use of health personnel working with children in KZN. It has been developed through the contribution of all staff members of the Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Paediatric Service who have drawn on written (especially the Red Cross Children´s Hospital A8 Protocols, the Limpopo Newborn Care Protocols, IMCI and South African EDL’s) and verbal input from far and wide.
Doc to Dock | website
Doc to Dock, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded as a commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). Connects the tremendous surplus in one part of the world to the great need in another by engaging physicians, nurses and other dedicated volunteers in a collaborative effort to collect, sort, ship and distribute unused medical supplies to hospitals and patients that need them the most.
European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants (EFCNI) | website
Education for Change | website
A resource designed for use for health professionals when talking to parents who have babies in a Neonatal Unit. This pamphlet is the result of a collaborative effort by the New Zealand Association of Neonatal Nurses and Education for Change.
Enfermeria Neonatal | website
A NEW Neonatal Nursing Journal in SPANISH from nurses in Argentina.
European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care – ESPNIC | website
The European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care (ESPNIC) is a society of around 800 members working in the field of Paediatric or Neonatal Intensive Care; its members are from 30 European countries and from 16 countries outside of Europe.
Global Health Media Project | website
Global Health Media Project was founded to put practical, life-saving knowledge into the hands of healers at the point of care.
Global Health Media Videos | website
This series complements the Essential Care for Small Babies curriculum developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and based on the latest WHO guidelines. Expressing the First Milk (for health workers), and two videos especially for mothers—How to Express Your First Milk and Cup Feeding Your Small Baby. The expressing video features a simple brief animation that shows how the correct placement and motion of a mother’s fingers will stimulate the milk to be produced.
Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition | website
Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition a recognized leader and resource in maternal and child health. The Coalition is a catalyst for change and creates partnerships among community groups, nonprofit organizations, professional associations, businesses and government agencies. By promoting optimal health for every mom and baby, the Coalition works to strengthen families and build healthy communities.
Healthy Newborn Network | website
Helping Babies Breathe | website
Helping Babies Breath is an evidence-based educational program to teach neonatal resuscitation techniques in resource-limited areas. It is an initiative of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), US Agency for International Development (USAID), Saving Newborn Lives, the National Institute of Child Health and Development, and a number of other global health organizations.
HINARI Access to health in research programme | website
The HINARI Programme, set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to one of the world’s largest collections of biomedical and health literature. Who is eligible? Local, not-for-profit institutions in two groups of countries may register for access to the journals through HINARI. Institutions in countries with GNI per capita below $1250 are eligible for free access. Institutions in countries with GNI per capita between $1250-$3500 pay a fee of $1000 per year / institution. Eligible categories of institutions are: national universities, research institutes, professional schools (medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, dentistry), teaching hospitals, government offices and national medical libraries. All staff members and students are entitled to access to the journals.
Immunization Action Coalition | website
Useful information about immunizing newborns and infants
Infant and Young Child Nutrition Project | website
Info for Health | website
The INFO Project provides support to online networks and communities in family planning and reproductive health
JHPIEGO | website
Jhpiego (pronounced “ja-pie-go”), is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. For 35 years, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations.
International Pediatric Association | website
This organization is dedicated to raising the standards of pediatric care worldwide.
LittleSteps, South Africa | website
The aim of the Little StepsR website is to provide parents of premmies and healthcare professionals caring for them with the latest information and techniques required to nurture them in growing
March of Dimes | website
The leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. March of Dimes is dedicated to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
Medical Aid Films | website
Medical Aid Films recognizes the importance of delivering health training and education in the most appropriate languages.
Medical Industry Supplier Registry | website
Manual compilation of medical suppliers enabling buyers to easily source manufacturers of medical equipment for cardiology, general surgery, urology and more. Site includes new projects, free magazines, jobs, news and events.
Merck for Mothers | website
National Library of Medicine | website
This is the world’s largest biomedical library. This site provides access to MEDLINE, other databases and Internet services, historical materials, research programs, training, special exhibits, and grant information.
Neonatal Network of the Swedish Paediatric Nurses Association | website
NICUniversity | website
Amazing educational resource for neonatal health provider community. FREE registration, thousands of users.
Pacific Island Project Samoa | website
The New Zealand Nurses Organization and the Neonatal Nurses College Aotearoa is involved in a neonatal educational project in Samoa to support the progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) specifically Goal #4 to reduce infant/child mortality.
Premmie Voices and MedImmune | website
MedImmune Advocacy works with national, state and local organizations to help connect families of premature infants with comprehensive information and support. Learn more at www.PreemieVoices.com.
PreemieWorld | website
PreemieWorld was created to help bridge the gap between parent and professional in the NICU, at home and beyond. With books, videos, and other products and tools, the hope is to make everyone’s life just a little bit easier as the “new normal” is created in the life of the preemie and his/her family.
Prolacta Bioscience | website
Prolacta Bioscience is the pioneer in human milk-based nutritional products for premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Prolacta believes that there is no adequate replacement for human breast milk and, as such, we believe infant nutritional products should be human milk-based. As a privately held, scientifically driven company, committed to improving premature infant nutrition, we are using human milk to change the standard of care in the NICU.
PubMed | website
PubMed provides over 15 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.
Recommended Standards for Newborn ICU Design | website
The Report of the Eight Consensus Conference on Newborn ICU Design, held in January 2012 Clearwater Beach, Florida, by the Committee to Establish Recommended Standards for Newborn ICU Design.
South African Neonate, Infant and Toddler Support Association (SANITSA) | website SANITSA is a multi-disciplinary non-profit organization for healthcare professionals working with high risk or ill and sick neonates, infant and toddlers from antenatal to three years of age.
Save the Children/Saving Newborn Lives | website
Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves.
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) | website
The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International is to support the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to make a difference in health worldwide.
Singapore Nurses Association – Pediatric and Neonatal Nurses (SNA) | website
S.T.A.B.L.E. | website
S.T.A.B.L.E. is the neonatal education program with 7 modules focusing on the post-resuscitation/pre-transport stabilization care of sick infants.
USAID Global Health E-Learning Center | website
Wellstart International mission is to advance the knowledge, skills and abilities of health care providers regarding the promotion, protection and support of optimal infant and maternal health and nutrition from conception through the completion of weaning | [back to top]
Worldviews on Evidence Based-Nursing Free virtual issue of various articles on best practices in a Healthcare setting. | [back to top]
99nicu Forums | [back to top]
Started by neonatal staff at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden and colleagues from the NICU at Karolinska, 99nicu has set up an internet based community, a so-called discussion forum for “pro’s in neonatal medicine”.