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Support During Uncertain Times

"One of the greatest gifts you can give families of critically ill infants is hope; hope in the darkest of hours helps us endure."

Family Support- California 

Project Sweet Peas - California

A national non-profit organization that offers programs and services that support the well-being of families who have an infant in intensive care, and of those who have experienced pregnancy and infant loss.

Caiden's Hope

Dedicated to bringing families with a child in the NICU some peace during a very stressful time.


Aly & Izy Foundation

A 501 c3 non-profit that helps families of premature or critically ill infants being treated at NICUs in the Sacramento region.


Made for a Miracle 

Provides assistance to families who are expecting or who have critically-ill newborns or children, either currently in the NICU or at home. 

Oley Foundation 
Enriches the lives of those requiring home intravenous and tube feeding through education, outreach, and networking.

Feeding Matters 
Brings pediatric feeding struggles to the forefront so infants and children are identified early, families' voices are heard, and medical professionals are equipped to deliver collaborative care.

La Leche League 
Supports mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education.

Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation 
Dedicated to providing parents and caregivers with the information needed for day-to-day life with a child who is tube-fed.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) 
Provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

GI Kids 
Provides easy to understand information about the treatment and management of these pediatric digestive conditions for children and parents.

Hand to Hold 
Provides comprehensive navigation resources and support programs to parents of preemies, babies born with special health care needs and those who have experienced a loss due to these or other complications.

Is focused on teaching children learn how to eat whether they are suffering from tube dependency or other early eating behavior disorders. 

One of the largest online sites devoted to multiples and has been managed since its creation in 1998 by identical twin brothers Craig and Mark Sanders 

Kids Health / Multiples 
Provides an overview of parenting multiples, and all of the unique challenges which come with this experience

Mother’s of Super Twins 
​MOST's mission is to advocate for quality prenatal care, promote healthy deliveries, and supply information to all multiple birth families in order to support successful parenting through every phase of their children's development

While in the NICU
Peek-a-boo ICU 
Created by a NICU RN, this site strives to empower the ICU parent with an online forum as well as provides information and resources to parents and family members

Caring Bridge 
Free patient websites that allows you to keep family updates during a serious health event

Kids Health  
Common reasons for a NICU stay, conditions, what causes them, how they're diagnosed, and how they're treated

Kids Health / NICU 
For when your baby’s in the NICU

Kids Health / Health Issues 
For when your baby is born with a health problem

Share Your Story  
The Parent to Parent section was created for Share Your Story community members to ask questions, raise concerns, and lend some advice about parenting a premature baby, a baby with a birth defect or talk about issues pertaining to pregnancy and infant loss. 

Photographing Your Baby in the NICU 
A helpful article that gives tips on photographing your child in the NICU.

Postpartum Support International 
An organization that is dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, including postpartum depression, the most common complication of childbirth.

Ronald McDonald House Charities 
A foundation that provides a “home-away-from-home” for families so they can stay close by their hospitalized child at little or no cost.

Family Care Notebook (Levine Children's Hospital) 

Graham's Foundation
Our vision is a world where no parent goes through the experience of prematurity alone.

After the NICU
EFMP + Special Needs 
Support for military families with special needs family members is provided through the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP). 

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