Minnesota Neonatal Foundation was born out of two realizations: medical care is more than simply attending to physiological processes; healing can be helped or hindered by our physical and
Patients who require hospitalization in a NICU are unique, as their hospitalization coincides with crucial periods of brain development.
Family presence, consistent parental caregiving, frequent skin-to-skin care, and positive
coping skills have all been shown to improve long-term developmental outcomes.
We at Minnesota Neonatal Foundation, with help from our generous supporters, strive to make improvements to the NICU environment—creating a space of healing and comfort for families during this stressful time. Through our positive impact, we help families by focusing on the heart, mind, and spirit.