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.

Inguinal hernia repair

This leaflet explains about the procedure to repair your baby's inguinal hernia.

Isolated right aortic arch

This leaflet explains about prenatal diagnosis of right aortic arch with left arterial duct.

Jaundice in newborn babies

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

Memory making on the NNU

Information about how we can help you make memories when your baby is on the Neonatal Unit.

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 parent support group

This leaflet gives information about the neonatal parent support group.

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.

Premature babies - 30wks - information for parents

This leaflet gives information about what will happen if your baby is born prematurely, including the possible problems and procedures.

Prenatal diagnosis of CHD

This leaflet gives more information about your baby's heart disease.

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.
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More patient leaflets

For an A-Z list of all our patient information leaflets, please see the parents and visitors section.