For NICU parents who have the a NICU Family Support Specialist from the March of Dimes present in their hospital, this support person can be an invaluable aid in helping them get adjusted to the NICU.
NICU Family Support was developed to provide information and comfort to those families in crisis. The program is built on a family-centered philosophy and is implemented nationwide through March of Dimes chapters.
This video clip from the March of Dimes describes more about the role of the NICU Family Support Specialist.
You can check the March of Dimes website to locate your local March of Dimes Chapter.