Patient and Family Resources

Books for Families

Newborn Intensive Care: What Every Parent Needs to Know
by Jeanette Zaichkin, RNC, MN.
Publisher: NICU Ink.
Order online at The Academy and NICU Ink Bookstore.

Preemies: The Essential Guide for Parents of Premature Babies
by Dana Wechsler Linden et al.
Available for purchase online.

Web sites for Families and Health Care Professionals

General Information

Feeding Issues

Special Needs



Emotional Support

Financial & Healthcare Access Issues

  • Family Voices, for children and youth with special health care needs


Many Web resources were identified in the book Parenting Your Premature Baby and Child. Davis, D.L. and M.T. Stein (2004). Golden, Colorado; Fulcrum Publishing.

Ask for A Referral

You’ll need a physician’s referral for neonatal care at UNC Children’s Newborn Critical Care Center. For more information, talk to your doctor or call us at 984-974-5063.

UNC Children’s works to make N.C. the best place to be born

Led by UNC neonatologist Martin McCaffrey, MD, the Perinatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina (PQCNC) is a community of organizations, agencies and individuals committed to making North Carolina the best place to give birth and be born. Learn how.