Hospital to Home

“Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.” –Anonymous

Bringing a new baby home is full of wonder and fear. This is an exciting and busy transition step for families involving many considerations; family roles will be redefined, the home environment rearranged, and everyone’s schedule adjusted. Being prepared and considering needs and resources before the event occurs is the best way to make this transition time as smooth and stress free as possible for all children and families (This website also includes information and resources for medically fragile children and children with disabilities.) Some issues to focus on may include: Equipment Needed, Parent Physical and Mental Health, Child’s Physical and Mental Health, Safety Considerations, Social Relationships, Recreation, and Support Services and Community Resources.

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