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#1 of 2 Old 11-21-2010, 09:58 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm writing on behalf of friends whose baby is in NICU in St L.  Does the city/area have any support groups, or other resources for info and support for such families?  Also, it is possible their baby will suffer longterm issues/delays (not clear yet)--they may be needing info on parenting Special Needs baby/child...while they are in the city (at least for another few days/week, maybe longer--their home is a few hrs away), are their people/groups/resources they might look into?  They are at a fantastic hospital, and have all the basics for now lined up (lodging, food, etc)--but are eager to learn all they can about making the best of this situation for their baby and themselves.  Any links to info would be much appreciated.

 

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Since there's been no response here, kind of assuming readers don't know yet...but it turns out St Louis has some excellent resources for at-risk babies and their families.  My friends have found amazing support and care. 

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