Education materials and other resources
We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.
Patient and Family Education Materials If you need quick, clear info about a kids' health topic, we have it all!
Apnea of prematurityThis explains what apnea is and why it affects many of babies who are born premature.
Back to sleep, tummy to play Knowing when to place your child on her tummy or back will help your child sleep and play safely.
Car seat evaluation results This information will help evaluate the safety of your child's car seat.
CPR (all ages) Easy-to-follow CPR instructions will help you be prepared in case of an emergency.
H-2 blockers A guide to this type of medicine that helps reduce stomach acid.
Memory monitor unit Learn everything you need to know about this feature of the monitor
Pneumogram If your child needs this test — which is an overnight recording of breathing effort, heart rate, oxygen level and air flow from the lungs during sleep — this information will help you prepare.
Proton-pump inhibitors (Prevacid, Priolosec) A guide to this type of medicine that helps reduce stomach acid.
Secondhand smoke Secondhand smoke can cause serious health problems, especially in younger children. Take these steps to keep your environment smoke-free.
But wait, there's more
In addition to handy written materials for families, Children's and other nationally recognized organizations offer classes to help strengthen your ability to care for a baby with breathing difficulties. Here are a few:
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota—CPR for Families and Friends
American Heart Association
Other numbers to know
The Children's apnea program team is available to take calls from families 24 hours a day, 7 days a week — that's our promise to you.
But if you have a question about the home apnea monitor, here is some quick information about the companies that provide the equipment:
Pediatric Home Service (PHS)
Allina Home Oxygen & Medical Equipment
LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR APNEA PROGRAM