S01 EP01: What is a neonatal unit?
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Having a baby who has to go to neonatal can be scary. Whether your baby is premature or full term, it's not something we hope for and often can happen unexpectedly or with little notice. This episode looks at what the neonatal unit is, who it's for and what you can expect.
More information on the issues raised in this episode can be found by following these links
What is Neonatal care
Leeds Children’s Hospital neonatal care
There are also some charitable organisations that can be really helpful including
- Bliss – they offer advice for parents of premature and sick babies, including looking after your mental health
- Mind – for better mental health
Views and experiences shared in this podcast belong to the individuals, shared in the interests of helping others and do not constitute medical advice. For medical advice please contact your GP, midwife, health visitor, local Maternity Assessment Unit or 111. In an emergency please dial 999.
This podcast was made with Leeds Children’s hospital and funded by Leeds Hospital’s Charity.
This podcast was recorded and produced by Under the Mast – creative audio productions. and was presented by Caroline Verdon and Kerry Bickerdike