I'm feeling worried about leaving the unit

Leaving the neonatal unit with your baby can feel exciting but may also feel daunting. Take a look at our information to help you prepare for going home.

How you might be feeling

Our information might help you with the different emotions many people feel around leaving the unit.

Preparing to go home

Our information might help you work with the healthcare team to plan and get ready to go home.

What will it be like when we get home?

Our information, written with input from families, will help you know more about appointments, bonding, feeding and other aspects of life at home with a new baby.

Financial and practical support

Our information might help if you are worried about money and finance.

Other organisations can also provide help and advice to help with money and other practical challenges, like housing, benefits, or equipment.

Support for your family

Leaving the unit can mean adjusting to a new routine and life as a family. Our information about support at home might be helpful, along with information and support provided by other organisations .

I’m worried about medical support when I leave the unit

Our information about medical support should help you know who is there to help you care for your baby when you leave the unit.

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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