We have assembled a list of resources for Antepartum, NICU, Post-NICU and Bereaved Families. Please click on the category that best suits your needs.
- Resources for Bereaved Parents
- Local Organizations and Resources
- National Organizations and Resources
- Educational Resources
Local Organizations and Resources
The Mother’s Milk Bank of North Texas
The Mother’s Milk Bank of North Texas accepts donated milk from fully screened, healthy breastfeeding mothers. It find out how you can become a donor or to get information about receiving donor milk visit www.texasmilkbank.org or call 817-810-0071 for more information.
The Warm Place
The Warm Place provides grief support services to children ages 3-18 and their families, as well as young adults 19-25 who have experienced a death loss. If you have experienced the loss of a baby and need emotional support for your older children please visit www.thewarmplace.org or call 817-870- 2272 for more information.
Fort Worth Mothers of Multiples (FWMOM)
Fort Worth Mothers of Multiples (FWMoM) was established in 1973 and is a diverse group of women who share a common bond of being mothers of twins, triplets, or more and who live in Tarrant County.
National Organizations and Resources
Here are some of the National Organizations we know and trust.
American Academy of Pediatrics
The AAP advocates for access to health care for all children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP believes that each child should have a “medical home”—a model of health care where care is accessible, family-centered, continuous, comprehensive, coordinated, compassionate and culturally effective. The AAP works with government, communities and other national organizations to shape many child health and safety issues.
Caiden's Hope supports parents of children born prematurely who must stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of a medical facility, by offering them assistance with lodging, gas cards, and food.
Healthy Children is from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The mission of the AAP is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
NICU Parent Network
The NICU Parent Network (NPN) is a collaborative of NICU Support Organizations led by NICU Parent Professionals. NPN provides a platform for these leaders to come together as a collective voice representing the needs and best interests of NICU families in all facets of healthcare policy, care guidelines, advocacy, education and family support.
Pediatrix Medical Group is the nation’s leading provider of maternal-fetal, newborn and pediatric subspecialty physician services. The company is also one of the nation's largest providers of newborn hearing screens. Combined, Pediatrix and its affiliated professional corporations employ more than 1,485 neonatal, maternal-fetal and pediatric sub-specialists and over 600 advanced practitioners in 34 states and Puerto Rico.
Pregnancy After Loss Support
Pregnancy After Loss Support (PALS) is a community support resource for women experiencing the confusing and conflicting emotions of grief mixed with joy during the journey through pregnancy after loss.
Spare Key is dedicated to helping parents with a seriously ill or critically injured child remain part of their son or daughter’s care team in the hospital. We serve families in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin providing housing grant assistance so parents can focus on their child’s recovery.
Theravive is a network of licensed therapists and psychologists committed to helping people receive the best mental health care available. Through building bridges with others, we continually strive to lower mental health stigma.
Here are some resources we’ve assembled to help you at home and to let you know that you are not alone.
RSV Toolkit for Both Clinicians and Caregivers
The RSV Toolkit for both Clinicians and Caregivers is filled with information to help both clinicians and caregivers advocate for infants at risk of contracting RSV. Share these materials with your infant patient’s caregivers and consult these yourself when advocating for your infant patients.
Henry the Hand
Henry the Hand helps with hand (washing) awareness by offering Infection Prevention Tool Kits for Early Childhood, Pre-schools, Classrooms, Schools, Home, Hospitals and a Community Service Tool Kit for older students to teach the youngsters.
Support 4 NICU Parents
Created by the National Perinatal Association, this website provides resources to help you understand and explore your new role as a NICU parent, with information on topics such as peer support, mental health support, and family-centered developmental care.
Why Preemies Need Access to An Exclusive Human Milk Diet
“Breast is best” is familiar advice for new mothers and infant health care providers. But what about mothers of preemies, who often struggle to produce enough milk for their fragile newborns?
NICU Helping Hands' Self-Care at a Glance
NICU Helping Hands' Human Milk Infographic