Premature Babies

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Britain's leading charity for sick and premature babies. BLISS supports families of special care babies, provides equipment for neonatal units, funds research and sponsors nurse training.

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Premature Babies UK

A site set up by a mother of a premature baby, including information on a range of issues connected wtih premature babies and links to other sources.

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Babies in Buscot Support Group

Supports families of premature babies born in Buscot ward at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, BerkshireAlso provides useful general information on prematurity and links to useful other sites.

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Early Baby

Supplier of clothes specially created for premature and low birth weight babies. Also providing information and links to assist parents in caring for their early arrivals.

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Cheeky Chums

Sell a wide range of clothing and accessories online for premature or tiny babies.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7648 (v4)
Last Checked:
14 October 2011

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