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Guess who has the greatest influence on a baby's NICU stay? It's YOU! Let's get you the tools, info, and resources needed to create positive NICU experiences, one interaction at a time.

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Getting to Know Your Baby: A NICU Cues Workbook


"How developmentally supportive is your NICU practice?" 

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You can craft positive experiences for your NICU babies and families with every interaction. Now's your chance to get started with one of our top resources!  Click to download any of the resources below, check your inbox and be on mission for change!

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free reference sheet

The Ultimate NICU Therapist Reference Sheet

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If you've ever struggled with how to help NICU families learn  about their baby's cues, you're not alone. Parents need more help! Use the handouts to guide your conversations and then complete the interactive activities together at the bedside.

Wondering where you stand on the meter of developmental and neuro-supportive care standards? Inside this checklist you'll get a look at just how supportive your NICU practice is and where you may need to level-up.

Are you a NICU therapist (or aspiring therapist)? I've created the ultimate 1-page reference sheet, perfect for your clipboard! Seriously, you need this with you!

Free NICU Resources