Resource Article: I'm Special Too - Ways to Help Siblings Feel Important
En Espanol: Yo tambien soy especial
When a baby is hospitalized, the whole family is affected including big brothers and sisters. Sometimes older siblings feel neglected as mom and dad make frequent visits to the hospital. Communication is key in helping siblings understand the situation and feel safe and loved during a time of uncertanity and change. This article also gives practical tips for involving older siblings in the new baby’s care. This single sheet, double-sided handout is available in English or Spanish in packages of 25.