I want to know more about the neonatal unit

Many parents and carers want to know more about the neonatal unit. We have lots of information to help you find out more.

What is it like on the neonatal unit?

Our information about neonatal care will tell you more about the unit, explain some of the medical terms, and tell you who will be there to care for you and your baby.

Looking after your baby on the neonatal unit

Our information about looking after your baby on the neonatal unit might help you know what you can do, and help build your confidence, so that you are as involved as you want to be in their care.

Your mental health and wellbeing

Find out more about how you might be feeling, and what to do if you need support.

Parents’ Stories

We have many stories from parents who have been through a neonatal experience. These might help you know what to expect, and see that you’re not alone.

Information about medical conditions

The Bliss website has easy-to-understand information covering many conditions experienced by premature and sick babies, put-together by parents and medical professionals.

If you have been told your baby will need treatment or support for a medical condition, there may also be a specialist organisation who can help you.

I would like someone to talk to

You're not alone. Find out what emotional and practical support is available including email and video calls. Our trained staff are here to help you through this journey.

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