IntroductionThere are a number of ways for caregivers and providers to help babies while they are being monitored or treated for NAS. The Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Module will provide information about what to do before baby is born, how to care for babies at risk for NAS, provide advice on feeding, sleeping, and bonding with babies with NAS, along with ways to keep calm when taking baby home.
- • Identify terms used with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS).
- • Identifying ways to help babies with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS).
- • Discuss setting reasonable expectations when caring for a baby with NAS.
- • Discuss reasons behind the helpful recommendations.
- • Discuss types of NAS Screenings and measures within the hospital.
- • Discuss ways medical professionals, child protective services (CPS), and caregivers work together when caring for a baby with NAS.
The following are courses for both families and providers. Choose the modules that more closely reflect you and your interest. For instance, if you are a provider and registered as such, click the series for providers. If you are a family member and have a different connection to this topic, choose the series for families.