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CPR CT, LLC

cprct.com

CPR and Choking Rescue are skills that everyone should know. CPR CT offers classes for small groups at your home or office.

Early Childhood Mental Health

kidsmentalhealthinfo.com

A resource of information about mental health topics for children and parents, including bonding, anxiety, aggression, and post partum depression, among others. The site also includes a resource library and advice for where to get help.

RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus)

American Lung Association: Information on RSV
www.lungusa.org/lung-disease/respiratory-syncytial-virus/

Synagis®
www.synagis.com

Synagis is currently the only FDA-approved medication to help protect from severe RSV disease.

American Academy of Pediatrics RSV Information
www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/rsv.htm

The Merck Manual

www.merck.com/mrkshared/mmanual_home2/sec23/ch264/ch264c.jsp

Based on a manual widely used by medical professionals, these articles on prematurity are clear, comprehensive and detailed.

The Association for Retinopathy of Prematurity and Related Diseases (ROPARD)

ropard.org

Part of ROPARD's missions is to fund the development of new low vision devices and teaching techniques and services for children who are visually impaired and their families. Their site offers some practical advice for parents as well as a detailed explanation of ROP.

KidsHealth.com: A Primer on Preemies

kidshealth.org/parent/growth/growing/preemies.html

KidsHealth offers a "primer on preemies," including what to expect in the NICU and common complications of prematurity.

HealthyChildren.org by the American Academy of Pediatrics

www.healthychildren.org

Backed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), HealthyChildren.org has general information about child health and parenting issues, as well as information about the AAP's programs, activities, guidelines, resources, and more. Here are some articles that will be of special interest to parents of premature babies:

The content of TTMF.org is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended, and should not be used, to replace the advice of healthcare professionals. All medical advice, care, treatment, questions and decisions should be thoroughly discussed with your personal physician(s).

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The Tiny Miracles Foundation

381 Post Road, 2nd Floor Darien, CT 06820
phone (203) 202-9714 ttmf.org info@ttmf.org

The Tiny Miracles Foundation is a not-for-profit organization recognized as tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3).
Our mission is to help families of infants born prematurely in Fairfield County, Connecticut.


The Tiny Miracles Foundation, Inc. (“TTMF”) is a volunteer-based organization that provides emotional support, practical assistance, supplies and information to parents of children born prematurely. TTMF does not provide medical advice or services. The contents of www.ttmf.org, our online community, our brochure, and/or other TTMF materials, services and offerings are provided for informational purposes only and are not intended, and should not be used, to replace the advice of healthcare professionals. All medical care, treatment, services, questions and decisions should be discussed thoroughly with your personal physician(s).