Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC): For Patients and Consumers
- Family Doctor. A Primer on Preemies
FamilyDoctor.org is sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians. This website contains information about many conditions, for all ages, from newborns to seniors. Its Primer on Preemies contains information about the specific needs of infants born prematurely
- Kids Health. About Necrotizing Enterocolitis
KidsHealth.org is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation and contains health information for parents, for kids, and for teens. The article “About Necrotizing Enterocolitis” provides an entry-level but thorough review of the condition.
- Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. Necrotizing Enterocolitis
The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, a leader in children’s care, is located on the campus of Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. “Necrotizing Enterocolitis” is an article that offers a succinct but detailed review of the disease.
- MedlinePlus article on “Necrotizing enterocolitis.” MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine, part of the National Institutes of Health.
- PubMed Health article on “Necrotizing enterocolitis” is available as a service of the National Library of Medicine and is part of the A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia, which is accredited by the American Accreditation HealthCare Commission (URAC).
- Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the SMFM Foundation. Maternal-Fetal Medicine. High-Risk Pregnancy Care, Research, and Education for Over 35 Years (PDF - 739 KB) The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the SMFM Foundation constitutes both a professional association and a source of information for health care consumers. The publication named above offers answers to many questions about potential problems in pregnancies, with descriptions of clinical procedures a mother and her child might need to undergo.
Services, Resources, and Support
- The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine is dedicated to improving the outcomes of pregnancy by advancing the science and practice of obstetric care through education of physicians and patients and through research. The Society offers a physician finder and consumer information.
Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from the NICHD, NIH, or HHS.
Last Updated Date: 11/30/2012
Last Reviewed Date: 11/30/2012