In accordance with the Safe Sleep Recommendations by the American Society of Pediatrics, The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital NICU and St. Lukes’s NICU, Cedar Rapids, IA will no longer accept blankets to pass out to families. Therefore, The Preemie Project is finding itself with a huge overstock of blankets. Until further notice, we DO NOT need donations of blankets to send home with families
3 -5 lb and 6-8 lb hats and booties. We always need more boy hats than girl.
Hats and booties for our holiday donations. Next up for 2015 - Valentine Day, Easter, 4th of July. See our calendar of events. Remember, for every 8 hats, make 1 1-3lb, 3 3-5lb, 3 6-8lb, 1 9-11lb.
Newborn and Size 0 – 3 month onesie and snap front sleepers
Pampers diapers –Newborn and Size 1
Desitin diaper rash cream
Formula: Neosure, Enfacare, Enfamil and Similac Advance
We are revitalizing our Bereavement Program and have a huge need for all items.
White Knit of Crochet Blankets: Sized 15 – 36 inches square
Knit Sleepers: Please use stockinette stitch only. All sizes needed in white or pale pastel colors. No stripes or multiple colors of yarn. The smallest sizes should be in gender neutral pastels. Click here for a highly requested pattern
Tiny Miscarriage Blankets: Knit or crochet blankets, sized 8-10 inches square, for miscarriage mementos. Colors must be gender neutral white, cream, pale yellow or pale green.
Christening Gowns: All sizes needed. Gowns must be open all the way down the back.
Knit and Crochet Dresses – White or pale pastel solid colors only. Should be long enough to completely cover the feet. Must be open all the way down the back. Must have at least a partial sleeve – the hospitals we support cannot use sleeveless dresses.