A clinical staff member by a neonatal cot

   

Link to Tamba website   Tamba

Tamba - Twins And Multiple Births Association - is the UK's leading twins and triplets charity. We have lots of tips and information about what to expect while you are pregnant. If you are already a parent to twins or more we have lots of useful information for you too, from breastfeeding advice to information about schooling.
     
     
Link to Bliss website   Bliss

Bliss was founded in 1979 by a group of concerned parents who discovered that no hospital had all the equipment nor the trained staff it needed to safely care for premature and sick babies.

Determined to do something, these volunteers formed a charity to give vulnerable babies the care they deserve. Almost 40 years later Bliss has grown into the leading UK charity for the 95,000 babies born needing neonatal care every year.
     
     
Link to Bliss website   Bliss: Resuscitation Training

Having resuscitation training can help you be more prepared to care for your premature or sick baby after leaving the neonatal unit. Find out more and watch our video.
     
     
Link to the Multiple Births Foundation website   The Multiple Births Foundation

The Multiple Births Foundation was founded in 1988 and has become a national and international authority on multiple births. We are the only charity internationally which employs healthcare professionals dedicated to supporting multiple birth families and educating and advising professionals about their special needs.
     
     
Link to the Premature Babies website   Premature Babies

This website was built with the intention of providing you with all the information you need for your premature baby. We have sourced the data from many reputable websites, our main intention is to answer all your questions in one location.
     
     
Link to the Sands website   Sands

Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. We operate throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.
     
     
Link to the Lullaby Trust website   The Lullaby Trust - Safer sleep for babies, Support for families

The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families.
     
     
Link to the Start4Life website   Start4Life

Give your baby a better start in life. Getting babies healthy and active from birth gets them off to the best start.
     
     
Link to the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists website   Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists

APCP is one of the CSP's largest Professional Networks and continues to thrive with a membership of over 2,400 paediatric physiotherapists.
     
     
Link to the Peeps HIE website   Peeps HIE

Peeps is the only UK charity dedicated to supporting those affected by HIE. HIE stands for hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy. It is a lack of oxygen to the brain that can cause injury.
     
     
Link to the Hope for HIE website   Hope for HIE

Hope for HIE began as a virtual network of parents seeking to connect after their children had been diagnosed with HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy). Since beginning on Facebook in 2010, the network has grown to serve thousands of families worldwide.
     
     
Link to the Down's Syndrome Association website   Down's Syndrome Association

Congratulations on the birth of your baby If your baby is healthy, their needs will be just like other babies. You don’t need to be doing anything different or special at this stage. It can be difficult at first to see past the Down’s syndrome to your baby’s individual personality.
     
     
Link to the Newborn Screening website   NHS - Newborn Screening

Your newborn baby will be offered some screening tests in their first 6 to 8 weeks. Why newborn screening is offered. Most babies are healthy and will not have any of the conditions the newborn screening tests are looking for.
     
Link to the BDA website   BDA - Babies and Pregnancy Food Facts

British Dietetic Association (BDA) Food Fact Sheets are written by dietitians to help you learn the best ways to eat and drink to keep your body fit and healthy. Here are a list of relevant Food Fact pages about babies and pregnancy.
     
Link to the SABP website   SABP - Perinatal Mental Health Service

Our specialist perinatal mental health service is for women who are planning a pregnancy, are pregnant or have a baby up to 24 months old. We care for women with serious or complex mental health needs.
     
Link to the Child Accident Prevention Trust website   Child Accident Prevention Trust

The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is the UK’s leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.
     
Link to the NHS website   NHS - Quit Smoking

Stopping smoking is one of the best things you will ever do for your health. When you stop, you give your lungs the chance to repair and you will be able to breathe easier. There are lots of other benefits too – and they start almost immediately.
     
Link to the Victim Support website   Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity. We are dedicated to supporting people affected by crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales, and we put them at the heart of our organisation. Our support and campaigns are informed and shaped by them and their experiences.
     
Link to the UK Gov website   UK Gov - Domestic abuse: how to get help

Find out how to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse.
     
Link to the UK Gov website   UK Gov - Screening tests for you and your baby

This page provides information about the screening tests offered during and after pregnancy.

 

NICU Numbers

Neonatal Reception
01932 722667

Room 1
01932 723895/6

Annex 1A
01932 726823

Room 2
01932 723420

Room 3
01932 723897

Transitional Care Unit
01932 723238

Matron
01932 723839

Neonatal Community Outreach Team
01932 723674