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Further support

The following organisations offer information, advice and support to families with babies in Newborn Care.

John Radcliffe Hospital Breastfeeding Clinic / Human Milk Bank

Tel: 01865 221695


Advice on twins and multiple births

La Leche League GB

Support for all breastfeeding mums at every stage of their breastfeeding journey


Premature baby clothes

Little Mouse

Clothes and gifts for tiny and not so tiny babies

Cheeky Chums

The Premature Baby Clothes Superstore


Babies born premature or sick

Birth Trauma Association

Support for mothers who have had a difficult birth

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Help with finding a local counsellor or therapist
Tel: 01455 883316

National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

Supporting parents, providing them with accurate, impartial information so they can decide what's best for the family

Integrated Family Delivered Neonatal Care (IFDC)

Smartphone app that helps parents through their NICU journey

Search 'IFDC' in the app store; available for both Apple and Android devices

Support for the Sick Newborn and their Parents (SSNAP)

SSNAP is an independent charity based in the John Radcliffe Hospital which supports the Newborn Care Unit and provides emotional and practical support to parents via their Family Care Team. They are committed to helping parents overcome practical barriers that mean they can't be with their baby.

They also organise coffee mornings for families and staff on the unit.

They can help with financial costs associated with travelling to the hospital, and fund accommodation so families can stay close to their baby.

SSNAP Level 2 Women's Centre
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford OX3 9DU

Tel: 01865 221359
Twitter @ssnap_oxford

Oxford Early Birds

A peer support group for families after their stay on the Newborn Care Unit: in association with SSNAP.