Developmentally-appropriate information for siblings. For more information on supporting siblings of fragile babies visit www.handtohold.org. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at http://pinterest.com/sostherapy for therapy resources.
A brief child-friendly introduction to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit meant for siblings or young relatives. Ideally this book should be read together with your children before visiting the hospital to help alleviate some of the fears or uncertainties associated with visiting a baby in the hospital. For more information on supporting siblings of fragile babies visit www.handtohold.org
Hand to Hold has coloring books for big brothers and sisters of NICU babies. Available in English and Spanish. "Come Home Soon, Baby Sister!" or "Come Home Soon, Baby Brother!" - Re-pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit http://ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins
The Littlest Peanut, A Baby Book for the Teeny Tiny Ones. The Littlest Peanut is a way for parents to memorialize this life-changing experience. It’s the small things that mean so much at this time, like the feeling of holding a little finger, celebrating first feedings and other “normal” things that take on a deeper meaning when a baby requires special care.
Answering Your Children’s Questions about a Baby in the NICU - "One of the most valuable things we can offer our children in times of crisis is clear, consistent information. Children need their questions answered in a way that is both reassuring and age-appropriate. Understanding where your child is developmentally will help you understand their concerns and respond in ways that meet their unique needs."