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NEONATAL
INTENSIVE
CARE UNIT
(NICU)

SUPPORT FOR NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

Committed to helping parents connect

with their infants in the NICU.

Trauma integration for infants and their

families during and after stays in the NICU.

24/7 on-call support.

310-658-6240

info@kilometerthirteen.com

NICU CARE OBJECTIVES

Respect for the sentience of the infant.

Honoring the experience, emotions and

expressions of the infant.

Parent recognition of birth story expressed

through their infant's gestures.

Parent capacity to affirm and support the

infant's experience of their birth story.

 

Parents' resonance and coregulation.

 

Parents-infant resonance, sharing,

listening, and somatic reflection.

 

Infant coregulation and self-regulation.

 

Infant sleep (notably when critical for health).

 

Infant comfort (notably when infant discomfort

due to birth trauma, health status, and/or due to

medical intervention is a factor.)

 

Parent integration of their own birth story.

 

Role clarification and differentiation.

NON-NICU INFANT-FAMILY CARE

Care is also provided to families that have not had

stays in the NICU. Please see Infant-Family Care.

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