Foundation for Premature InfantsPress Release

Today, at the Ann Jackson Gallery, Valerie Jackson and Michael D. Litten, Founder of the Foundation for Premature Infants, presented a donation to the WellStar Foundation in support of the WellStar North Fulton Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).. Read the full press release here.

CHOA Donation

The Foundation for Premature Infants partnering with Valerie Jackson of the Ann Jackson Gallery just donated a limited edition lithograph from one of Dr. Seuss’ iconic books along with a $500 donation to the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Read the full press release here.

Foundation for Premature InfantsOur Mission

To advocate for the right of all premature infants to be cared for in a developmentally supportive manner.

Foundation for Premature InfantsOur Vision

To ensure that the premature infant Bill of Rights is the standard of care for all babies born prematurely, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, on all shifts, in every Neonatal Intensive Care Unit throughout the world.

Foundation for Premature InfantsRecommended Websites

Caring Essentials

Creative Therapy Consultants

European Foundation for the Care of Infants

Graham’s Foundation

Neonatal Therapists

NICU Training Module

Nurtured by Design

Preemie World

Zoe Rose

Show Me the Science

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Foundation for Premature InfantsQuality Caring in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit_The Effectiveness of the Wee Care Program

Foundation for Premature InfantsQuality Improvement Analysis of Developmental Care in Infants Less Than 1500 Grams at Birth

Foundation for Premature InfantsReliability and Effectiveness of an Infant Positioning Assessment Tool to Standardize Developmentally Support Positioning Practices in the NICU

Foundation for Premature InfantsThe Importance of Positioning the Near-term Infant for Sleep, Play, and Development

Foundation for Premature InfantsThe Universe of Developmental Care

Foundation for Premature InfantsPreterm Birth and Attention-Deficit_Hyperactivity Disorder in Schoolchildren

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