INCREASE PARENTS' CONFIDENCE AND TEACH HANDS-ON CARE IN THE NICU.
With the current emphasis on family-centered care in the NICU, you need an effective way to educate and engage a diverse group of families, including those with premature babies or who have a baby in the NICU for other reasons. Our NICU education materials and curriculum helps families feel supported and empowered throughout their NICU journey.
This complete curriculum standardizes NICU education across your organization with consistent, research-based content in a variety of teaching formats. Available formats: video program, printed book + web app (web app also available on its own).
Importance of Breastmilk: Pumping and breastmilk information
NICU Staff & Equipment: First impressions, NICU team, communicating with NICU staff, medical equipment
Premature Babies: Defining prematurity, characteristics, behaviors, long-term development
Medical Conditions in the NICU: Common health conditions, additional syndromes and birth defects, if baby needs surgery
Interacting With Your Baby: Spending time together, healing touch, kangaroo care, reading cues, signs of overstimulation
Feeding Your Baby: What NICU babies eat, feeding methods, cue-based feeding, feeding at breast
Self-Care for NICU Parents: Emotions, physical self-care, getting support, siblings
Preparing for Discharge: Requirements for discharge, rooming-in, preparing for the trip home
Life at Home: Crying & comforting, feeding & feeding challenges, introducing solid food, safe sleep & sleep cycles, play & development
INJOY’S NICU EDUCATION MATERIALS & CURRICULUM IS PERFECT FOR: