PIF Categories: Neonatal

How to comfort my baby

Date: 23/02/2023 | Category:

Information provided by the Thames Valley & Wessex Neonatal Network

Breast milk for your premature baby

Date: 23/02/2023 | Category:

The benefits of breast milk for your premature baby – making the right decision for your baby Having a baby prematurely can be very overwhelming and a lot for you […]

Neonatal Unit Parent Information

Date: 23/11/2022 | Category: Neonatal

Welcome to the Neonatal Unit Our Philosophy: “Partners in care, sharing your journey through the Neonatal Unit, helping you and your family along the way by delivering safe and compassionate […]

Screening for Retinopathy of Prematurity

Date: 05/08/2022 | Category:

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a condition that affects blood vessels (which carry blood around the body) in a part of the eye called the retina. The retina is at […]

Tube feeding your baby

Date: 26/07/2022 | Category: Neonatal

This information has been written for parents and carers who have a baby being fed by nasogastric tube as part of their treatment on the Neonatal Unit.  Our aim  is […]

Infection screening for newborn babies

Date: 25/07/2022 | Category: Neonatal

Congratulations on the birth of your baby You have been given this leaflet because there is concern that your baby is at risk of developing or is showing early signs […]

Donor Breast Milk

Date: 19/07/2022 | Category: Neonatal

Information for parents on the Neonatal Unit This information is based on ‘Guidelines for the establishment and operation of human milk banks in the UK’ UKAMB (United Kingdom Association for […]

What Is Polyhydramnios?

Date: 19/05/2022 | Category:

Introduction Polyhydramnios is a condition where there is excess fluid surrounding the baby in the womb. There is often no cause found but sometimes this can be associated with problems […]

Home oxygen care plan

Date: 21/03/2022 | Category: Neonatal

Weaning Home Oxygen Plan Once your baby is home, your community nurse will arrange a sleep study. This usually happens within 2 weeks post discharge. You will be asked to […]

Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury

Date: 28/10/2021 | Category: Neonatal

What is it? The brachial plexus is a network of 5 nerves coming from the neck into the arm. These nerves provide movement and feeling to the arm and hand. […]