HSO: Health Standards Organisation / Accreditation Canada
The Leading Practices Library is a knowledge sharing hub of innovative practices that have been identified through a rigorous evaluation process. It is available to policy makers and organizations who are seeking ways to improve the quality of care.
Milette et al (2019). Advances in Neonatal Care • Vol. 19, No. 1 • pp. 9-1.
Executive Summary: Guidelines for the Institutional Implementation of Developmental Neuroprotective Care in the NICU. A Joint Position Statement From CANN, CAPWHN, NANN and COINN.
Quantum Caring for Parents (QCP) - NICU
Admission to the NICU is a stressful and frightening event! Whether your baby's hospital stay is short or long, your presence, your touch, your voice, and your love are very important for your baby's health. Caring Essentials Collaborative.
My preemie app
Created by experts and parents and designed to inform, comfort, organize, and engage, the MyPreemie app for preemie families promotes parent well-being and engagement in the NICU and beyond.
Milette, Martel & Ribeiro da Silval (2019). Les soins du développement: assurer la neuroprotection chez les nouveau-nés. = Developmental care: neuroprotection in newborns. 2nd Ed.
My premature baby
The app contains all the prematurity information from the Tommy's book: Having a premature baby. This book was published in 2011 and has received a Highly Commended Award in the British Medical Association Patient Information Awards (2014).
Peekaboo ICU PREEMIE App
Invaluable tool made specifically for parents of preemies. Designed to inform, inspire, and engage parents as they navigate their way through the NICU. Peekaboo ICU PREEMIE offers parents an empowering and educational guide to prematurity.
Developmental care monthly article search
Article search on theoretical concepts, implementation, specific care practice and research in developmental care. Updated every 3 months.
Caring essentials collaborative
Measurably transform the experience of care for hospitalized infants, their families, and the healthcare professionals who serve them to reflect a trauma-informed care paradigm by providing evidence-based education, coaching and mentoring.
Charpentier-Demers, C., Savaria, M., Milette, I. & Martel, M-J. (2018). Cue-based feeding in the NICU. Perspective Infirmière: Revue Officielle De L'ordre Des Infirmières Et Infirmiers Du Québec. 2018; 15
In order to take the breast or the bottle successfully, the premature baby will have to develop many more skills necessary to achieve a safe oral diet.