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Neonatal patient information leaflets

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Abdominal wall defects

This information sheet has been given to you to help answer some of the questions you may have if you have just learned that your baby has an abdominal wall defect.

Hirschsprung's Disease

This leaflet explains about Hirschprung's disease and the treatment options for your baby.

Jaundice in newborn babies

This leaflet explains what jaundice is and how it is treated in newborn babies.

Necrotising enterocolitis

This leaflet explains about necrotising enterocolitis. It explains what it is, the symptoms of it, the diagnostic process, the treatments available and the prognosis.

Neonatal – welcome to the Evelina London Neonatal Unit

Information about who's involved in looking after your baby in our Neonatal Unit.

Neonatal p-OPAT service

This leaflet aims to provide you with information about the neonatal p-OPAT service, available when your baby is on the post-natal ward.

Neonatal research – helping with medical research

Information for parents about how you can help us with neonatal research at Evelina London.

Phototherapy at home service

This leaflet explains about how phototherapy treatment for jaundice can be provided in your own home. Use this leaflet together with the 'Jaundice in newborn babies' leaflet.

prolonged jaundice service

This leaflet explains how we will make the assessment for babies referred to us because he/she is still jaundiced at the age of 21 days.

Psychological support on the neonatal unit

Emotional support is available from a wide range of people during your time on the neonatal unit (NNU). Our psychologists have specialist training in helping families who have a premature or sick baby. There are many different reasons why you may benefit from speaking with a psychologist while your baby is in hospital. They are here to listen, to think with you about what's happening, and help you find a way through your time on the unit.
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