What is PreemieCare?
PreemieCare is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families of infants born preterm through education, support, and resources. PreemieCare is a division of MOST (Mothers of Supertwins), Inc. a non-profit parenting organization that provides information, education, support and additional resources for families of multiples.
What is PreemieCare's Mission?
The mission of PreemieCare is to educate, support and offer additional resources for families of babies born preterm. PreemieCare has a special focus on RSV awareness and prevention. Issues such as breastfeeding preemies, parenting in the NICU, early intervention and much more are also addressed by PreemieCare, as are networking opportunites for preemie support groups.
What type of support does PreemiCare offer?
PreemieCare provides information to parents, and other family members, resources on premature infants and the challenges they face, and a place for families to share their peronal stories. PreemieCare also acts as a mentoring and networking organization for hospital and community-based preemie support groups.
What are some of the key resources on the PreemieCare website?
- PreemieCare's Resource Database offers information, links, products, and other information to help families of preemies.
- The PreemieCare NICU Glossary is one of the most comprehensive listings of medical terms and acronyms related to premature infants and the NICU.
- Preemies in the News is a listing of local and national news stories on preemie families.
- PreemieCare provides in-depth RSV Information to help families avoid and treat the dangerous infection in premature infants.
How is PreemieCare funded?
PreemieCare operates on a combination of grants and personal donations. Almost all revenue goes to pay the small staff, create awareness campaigns, and maintain the PreemieCare website. As a non-profit organization, PreemieCare exists through the generous support of families and professionals. Visit the MOST/PreemieCare donation page for information on ways to support PreemieCare and MOST.
How do I contact someone at PreemieCare?
The contact information for PreemieCare is as follows:
P.O. Box 306
East Islip, NY, 11730
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