lahav- for the premature infants in ‘israel Overview
Direct beneficiaries per year: 100,000 and more
Geographic areas served: all Israel
help the premature babies and their parent through their most difficult hours, change the social laws regarding premature infants and thier families, donaring equipment, raising civic awereness, giving information, protecting parents and premature infants rights, helping the NICU's and so on...
leghening the maternity leave for parents of a hospitelized child, changing guidelines in the medicine “basket”, building 10 parents’ rooms all around the country, producing 3 national premature babies awareness days, producing information booklets, maintaning a web site and a “hot line”, donating special equipment for the NICU’s, raising awareness for the problems of the premature baby
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After I brought my premature twin boys home, they started to have apneas at home (i.e. they would stop breathing). This was the scariest thing I have ever experienced! In addition to support from our pediatrician, I discovered LAHAV's forum for parents of preemies, and got a lot of support and ... more »
I first heard about Lahav at the premature unit at the hospital where my daughter was a patient (814 grams baby). The physycians stressed to use only Lahav web site for a reliable health info and avoid just using just the net for things I hear daily at the hospital and I did use it occasionally. I ... more »