Gift a family with a support package while their babies need the neonatal team.
Some babies need extra care on the neonatal unit (NICU) which can be anything from a few extra days to weeks or months. During this difficult time, parents have additional worries we would like to support with if we can.
Alongside the worry of their baby, they face unexpected costs like travel and parking expenses, time away from home where siblings need looking after and for some families, parents may have a scenario that requires a parent to take unpaid leave while keeping the house running and visiting their baby.
It’s safe to say, these unexpected pressures at any time can be stressful, let alone when mum and baby are staying in hospital for long periods.
While NHS funding covers the core necessities, there are many items that can relieve these additional pressures for our longer-stay families and babies during this time. We are fundraising to fund the additional items that can make a real difference to more families like Evah and Evie’s parents (picture)
We have a charity fund just for the neonatal unit to provide practical care packages for families while their babies are on our neonatal unit by: