Preemie Basics

Best Web Sites for Info on Preemie Care

Check out the comprehensive guide to premature birth, including a useful glossary of the new NICU language you'll need to master. You can also order the video When Baby Comes Early: A Parent's Guide to Prematurity ($45), which introduces parents to life in the NICU, neonatal staff, tests, equipment, and procedures.

Specializing in products that were designed for preemies by healthcare professionals, this site offers everything from teensy diapers and pacifiers to made-for-preemies swaddlers and oral suction devices.

You'll find an abundance of clothing and accessories for premature babies as small as a pound.

Read about another mom's experience raising a son born prematurely on our Following Elias blog.

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