Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Nashville, TN 37232


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Online Help for Parents

 

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My child has:

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
Children's Hospital Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Treatment Center

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Learn about ROP
Tennessee Lions Eye Center at Vanderbilt 

Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH)
Children's Hospital Neurosurgery services

Hearing Difficulties 
Hearing Problems and Evaluations in Children
Children's Hospital Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) services 

Birth Defects
Learn about birth defects

Cerebral Palsy
Learn about Cerebral Palsy
Children's Hospital Neurology services

Learning Disabilities
Learn about coping with learning disabilities
Children's Hospital Developmental Medicine services

Vanderbilt Hospital Resources

Pediatric Developmental Website Resources

Aimee's Babies
Aimeesbabies.com is a website founded by a pediatric occupational therapist that provides information on infant, toddler, and preschool development. Specific development topics include: sensory integration, vision, hearing, taste and smell, balance, touch/body awareness, and movement/motor skills.

Baby Center
Babycenter.com is a parenting website that provides a variety of detailed information on conception, pregnancy, birth, and early childhood development (birth-10 years of age).

Baby First - NICU Support
Babyfirst.com is a parenting website that includes specific information related to the NICU. Topics include parents’ role, cultural practices, glossary of NICU terms and equipment, and decision-making in the NICU.

Pathways Awareness
Pathways.org is a developmental website that provides evidence-based practice and multimedia tools to educate parents and health care providers on topics such as: tummy time, sensory integration, developmental milestones, atypical vs. typical development, and torticollis.

Zero to Three
Zerotothree.org is a multidisciplinary organization that provides evidence-based knowledge to support the healthy development of individuals from birth to three years of age.

Educational Videos

Infant Massage Part 1

Infant Massage Part 2

Infant Massage Part 3

Infant Massage Part 4

Prevent Flattening of Your Baby's Head

Safe Sleep

Tummy Time

Educational iPad/iPhone Apps

Recommended Free Apps

NICU Words
Concise list of medical terms, medical machinery, and roles of the medical personnel in the NICU.

Connect2NICU
Includes information on NICU terms, caregivers, and equipment as well as resources based on your hospital location.

Baby Age Calculator
Easy to use app to correct age for prematurity.

Aimee's Babies Newborn
Information and videos on newborn reflexes, vision, hearing, touch, taste and smell.

Aimee's Babies Three Months
Reflex, motor, sensory, and social information provided in a video format.

Aimee's Babies Six Months
Includes information and videos to guide exercises for trunk strengthening, pre-crawling/motor skills, fine motor skills, and social/emotional skills.

Aimee's Babies Twelve Months
Includes information and videos to guide exercises for trunk strengthening, pre-walking/motor skills, fine motor skills, and social/emotional skills.

Aimee's Baby Vision
Short video clips on exercise techniques for early visual development.

Aimee's Baby Massage
Short video clips to use as a quick reference for infant massage.

BabyStretch
Short video clips on baby stretches/exercises for strengthening.

Recommended paid app

Tummy Time Helper - $2.99
Short video clips instructing parents on tummy time activities for development.


Last Edited: May 1, 2017
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