Medical Professional Support

Academy of Neonatal Nursing (ANN)

The Mission of the Academy of Neonatal Nursing is to provide high quality education for health care professionals working across all levels of neonatal care to improve outcomes for newborns and their families.

American Cleft Palate- Craniofacial Association (ACPA)

International non-profit medical society of health care professionals who treat and/or perform research on oral cleft and craniofacial conditions.

Caring Essentials Collaborative, LLC

Core Quality Measures for Trauma-informed Care in the NICU.

Cleft Lip & Palate Association (CLAPA)

CLAPA is the only UK-wide voluntary organization specifically helping those with and affected by, cleft lip and palate.

Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN)

An exciting international organization that represents nurses who specialize in the care of newborn infants and their families or have a special interest in this area of nursing.

Education Resources Inc. (eri)

Education Resources offers many evidence-based, clinically relevant CEU courses for neonatal occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech-language pathologists, Dieticians and Nurses working in the NICU, and beyond. Our cutting-edge courses are taught by distinguished internationally renowned faculty who are leaders in their field.

Engage Grow Thrive

Founders Liz Drake and Mindy Morris provide program development, education/training, and quality improvement structure/development by partnering with individuals and organizations to achieve improved outcomes.

Feeding Flock

Dedicated Group of Researches and healthcare professionals who partner with Families to Nurture Children with Feeding Difficulties.

Feeding Matters

Furthering advances in pediatric feeding disorders by accelerating identification, igniting research, and promoting collaborative care for children and families.

Grahams Foundation

Delivers support, advocacy and research to improve outcomes for preemies and their families. To fulfill our purpose, we rely on the generosity of volunteers, private donors and corporate sponsors.

Hand to Hold

Helps families before, during, and after a NICU stay and infant loss by providing resources for the whole family, and most importantly, one-on-one mentoring from someone who has been there., from the American Academy of Pediatrics

To attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

National Association of Neonatal Nurses - Advances in Neonatal Care (publication)

Takes a unique and dynamic approach to the original research and clinical practice articles it publishes.

National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN)

NANN is committed to developing and delivering the tools and connections you need to advance your career and evolve the profession.

National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT)

An organization full of passionate neonatal therapists who aim to improve neuro developmental outcomes for premature and sick infants.

Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing

Provide quality neonatal education and programs at a reasonable cost to all newborn health care professionals.

NICU Helping Hands

The mission of NICU Helping Hands is to develop hospital- and community-based programs that provide education and support for families with babies while in the NICU, during their transition from hospital to home and in the event of an infant loss.


An educational and informational resource for neonatologists and other members of the neonatology health care team.

NIDCAP Federation International

To promote the philosophy and science of NIDCAP care and to assure the quality of NIDCAP education, training and certification for professionals and hospital systems.

NOMAS International – Infant Feeding

The NOMAS® provides a comprehensive description of infant feeding patterns. It enables an examiner to identify normal oral-motor patterns and to differentiate organized from dysfunctional patterns.

Smile Train

An international children’s charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate. Smile Train is committed to treating the whole patient through programs that provide access to important comprehensive cleft care services.

Synapse Care Solutions

If you are one of those NICU nurses that loves caring for the most at-risk and vulnerable newborns, you are the reason why Synapse Care Solutions was formed. We are here to support you, the NICU nurse who loves everything brain related, as you implement innovative therapies and improve the delivery of the simplest tasks.


Synova Associates LLC is a nurse leader education company. Synova’s leadership forums and meetings provide NICU and perinatal nurse leaders with innovative information and solutions to help them achieve their goals and find more joy in their work.

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)

A 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization that promotes the health of women and newborns.