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Embracing substance exposed babies and their caregivers with compassionate, evidence-based care that changes the course of their entire lives

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Every Baby Deserves a Chance for a Healthy Start

We are committed to creating a trauma-informed environment which includes using trauma sensitive language and proper terminology to foster inclusion, empowerment, trust, and empathy

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Our Mission

We embrace substance exposed babies and their caregivers with compassionate, evidence-based care that changes the course of their entire lives

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We Need Your Support!

Hushabye Nursery could not continue to deliver the innovative level of care we provide babies experiencing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and families without your support

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Make a difference and help babies and their caregivers. Volunteer today!

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Recovery for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)
Infants and Families

Hushabye Nursery provides a therapeutic and inviting environment of short-term medical care to infants suffering from Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and their families. We offer non-judgmental support, education and counseling to families in a cost-effective manner.

our programs

PROGRAMS

  • HOPPE PROGRAM
  • INPATIENT NURSERY SERVICES
  • OUTPATIENT THERAPY SERVICES
  • EDUCATION

agency referral

SPECIALTY REFERRALS

Information for hospital administrators, physicians, behavioral, and government agencies

testimonials

TESTIMONIALS

Read some of our volunteer testimonials. More Cuddlers, Admin, and Family Support Individuals Needed!

programs

PROGRAMS

  • PRENATAL & POST PARTUM SUPPORT
  • INPATIENT NURSERY SERVICES
  • OUTPATIENT THERAPY SERVICES
  • HOPPE CLASSES FOR CAREGIVERS

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Please support Hushabye Nursery. All contributions make an incredible impact on our families.

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Testimonials

Hushabye Nursery is looking for more volunteers to add to our team! Cuddlers, Admin, and Family Support Individuals Needed!

Hushabye Babies Born
Since January 2019

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Home with
Their Families

A Baby is Born with NAS in the
United States Every 15 Minutes

The Hushabye Story

Our new facility, located at 3003 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, is now complete and ready to welcome Moms and babies.

View our video and listen to our story from Hushabye Nursery’s Founder, Tara Sundem and President, Brandon Clark. The Mission is ambitious and the results are inspiring.

“Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand-new ending.” – Carl Bard

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)

Newborns exposed to opioids in the womb are at risk for a condition called neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). NAS symptoms can include painful tremors; excessive crying and irritability; and problems with sleeping, feeding, and breathing. NAS is associated with myriad risk factors that could affect the well-being and development of a newborn. NAS is responsible for profound social cost and human suffering. From 2004 to 2014, NAS prevalence increased 433%, accounting for $2.9 billion in hospitalization costs (Boston Medical Center, 2018) straining national healthcare systems.

The Covid-19 pandemic exacerbated opioid use disorder and incidences of overdose increased by approximately 30% nationwide, making Hushabye Nursery’s best practice NAS care services even more essential.

How to Comfort
Your Baby

Learn how to help an uncomfortable baby using some advanced swaddling and movement methods. Welcome relief for baby and caregiver.

HOPPE Program at
Hushabye Nursery

The Hushabye Opioid Pregnancy Preparation and Empowerment (HOPPE) program is designed to help you have a healthy pregnancy, healthy baby, safe home and keep your family together.

How to Comfort
Your Baby

Learn how to help an uncomfortable baby using some advanced swaddling and movement methods. Welcome relief for baby and caregiver.

HOPPE Program at Hushabye Nursery

The Hushabye Opioid Pregnancy Preparation and Empowerment (HOPPE) program is designed to help you have a healthy pregnancy, healthy baby, safe home and keep your family together.

Thank you to @calvaryhealingcenter for stopping by today! It truly takes a community to work together! #CalvaryHealingCenter has been helping adults work through addiction issues since 1964, offering a full continuum of care in a compassionate environment situated in the desert of Phoenix, Arizona. #Doinggoodinthecommunity ...

This applicant wanted to share their inspiring reasoning behind why they applied to our AmeriCorps Health Care Assistant Service Opportunity. ⠀

Our world is experiencing unprecedented, interconnected challenges requiring that we go further upstream to make fundamental changes and advance well-being in the face of healthcare inequity. ⠀

AmeriCorps members work in collaboration with health care providers delivering key interventions that make it possible for Hushabye Nursery to change the approach to treating infants experiencing NAS and their family support system by providing access to a care model specialized to meet their unique needs in a fair and just manner while building their resiliency.⠀

Apply today by clicking the link in our bio or visit www.hushabyenursery.org/americorps⠀
@HushabyeNurseryAmericorps
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We could not continue to deliver the innovative level of care we provide babies with⠀
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and their families without your support! Hushabye Nursery’s mission is to ‘embrace substance-exposed babies and their caregivers with compassionate, evidence-based care that changes the course of their entire lives.’⠀

The organization was founded by Tara Sundem, a neonatal nurse practitioner who witnessed firsthand the challenges of newborns exposed prenatally to opioids and those families trying to care for them.⠀

Hushabye Nursery offers a safe and inclusive space where mothers, family members, and babies – from conception through childhood – can receive integrative care and therapeutic support that offers each child the best possible life outcomes. Programs include prenatal and postpartum support groups, inpatient nursery services, and outpatient therapies.⠀

Join us in fighting the opiate crisis and help us serve those in our community by donating today, www.hushabyenursery.org/donate or click the link in our bio!
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With nearly 50,000 opioid-related deaths in 2017, today’s opioid epidemic is the deadliest drug crisis in American history. The opioid crisis is made more complex when considering the growing phenomenon of co-occurring pregnancy.⠀

Women who become pregnant while using opioids – both illegal and medically-monitored – are typically prescribed opiates throughout their pregnancies due to the risk of prenatal withdrawal and miscarriage. As a result, their babies are born into an opiate-dependent state known as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) which requires a complex and painful detoxification process in the days following birth.⠀

In the state of Arizona, two babies are born every day withdrawing from opioid dependency.⠀

Hushabye Nursery believes that anything is possible when we foster the principles of hope and resilience in the families and communities we serve. We could not continue to deliver the innovative level of care we provide babies with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and their families without your support. Donate today by clicking the link in our bio or visit: buff.ly/2ZzYnSs
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Grassroots generosity and community action are powerful forces for good, especially in turbulent times. Hushabye Nursery accepts in-kind donations - please visit our website for our #AmazonWishlist! If you would like to donate other items please email Shauna.Anderson@Hushabyenursery.org for more information! ⠀

Thank you for helping serve our community, We could not continue to deliver the innovative level of care we provide babies with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and their families without your support!⠀

www.HushabyeNursery.org/Donate ⠀

#GivingTuesday #NeoNatalAbstinenceSyndrome #NAS
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@GivingTuesday is an opportunity for people around the world to come together to thank, help, give, show kindness, and share what they have with those in need. Your generous gift to #HushabyeNursery makes double the impact! Your generous donation provides resources to those we serve at our nursery - whether that's Mom, Baby, Dad, Family or Caregivers!⠀

Clarissa was a former client of Hushabye Nursery and now returned as a #peermentor to assist and walk with other Mom's through their journey to sobriety. You can help turn lives around by #donating today by clicking the link in our bio or visit: www.HushabyeNursery.org/Donate⠀

Because Hushabye Nursery is a Charitable Qualifying Organization (CQO) for the Arizona state tax credit, every gift you make throughout the year can be applied to a dollar-for-dollar annual tax credit savings (Maximum amount of $400 for single tax filers: $800 for married filing jointly).⠀

#NeonatalAbstinenceSyndrome #OpiateCrisis #NAS #ESCCareModel
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Hushabye Nursery is offering a full-time health care assistant service opportunity!⠀

Hushabye Nursery’s approach is to integrate healthcare and social services to create a framework of care that values multisector collaboration and keeping children safely with their families instead of being separated during recovery. ⠀

Americorps members deliver evidence-based interventions, community leadership, and on-going resilience building programs. Americorps members will work in collaboration with health care providers delivering key interventions that make it possible for Hushabye Nursery to change the approach to treating infants experiencing NAS and their family support system by providing access to a care model specialized to meet their unique needs in a fair and just manner while building their resiliency.⠀

Apply today by clicking the link in our bio or visit buff.ly/3cZ74ZE
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Our FIRST episode is LIVE! Make sure to tune in on Anchor or on Spotify to hear our podcast! Drop an emoji below if you tuned in! Let us know what do you want to hear more of on the podcasts? #podcast #NonprofitPodcast #HushabyeNursery ...

@GivingTuesday is an opportunity for people around the world to come together to thank, help, give, show kindness, and share what they have with those in need. Join us next week on Tuesday, November 30th for a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of radical generosity to transform communities and the world. Your support can help positively impact a life. ⠀

#GivingTuesday
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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation granted $250,000 to Hushabye Nursery in support of its inpatient detox nursery and recovery center for infants experiencing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation offers support to nonprofit organizations successfully working to empower, educate, nurture, and nourish people during what is often the darkest time of their lives. Founded in 2012 by philanthropists and business leaders Bob and Renee Parsons to provide hope and life-changing assistance to the country’s most vulnerable populations, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation offers critical funding at critical times to those in need. The Foundation’s giving is driven by the core belief that all people – regardless of race, religion, roots, economic status, sexual orientation, or gender identity – deserve access to quality healthcare, education and a safe place to call home. Follow @WeDealInHope on social media or visit TBRPF.org to learn more about partner organizations and the important work being done in the community.⠀


Thank you @Wedealinhope for your support!
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Did you know that out of every ten births, one infant is born prematurely? That is approximately 15 million babies every year and the risk doubles when a baby is opioid dependent prior to birth. ⠀

Hushabye Nursery strives to provides pre- and post-natal education through its Hushabye Opioid Pregnancy Preparation and Empowerment program (HOPPE).⠀

Learn more about how Hushabye Nursery can help by visiting www.hushabyenursery.org/programs/ or by clicking the link in our bio.⠀
#PrematurityAwarenessMonth 💜
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What a YEAR! We are so grateful for all those who came out and joined in our celebration! A huge thank you to @fox10phoenix for the footage! We will be sharing more videos and photos from the event! ...

Every year, approximately 20 to 40% of infants are born prematurely due to being exposed to opioids during pregnancy. It is Hushabye Nursery’s mission to embrace substance-exposed babies and their caregivers with compassionate, evidence-based care that changes the course of their entire lives.⠀

We are continuing our efforts to raise awareness for #PrematurityAwarenessMonth by sharing facts every day. 💜⠀

Support Hushabye Nursery by donating today by visiting: www.hushabyenursery.org or by clicking the link in our bio.
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In honor of our ONE YEAR anniversary, we are excited to announce the launch of our OFFICIAL PODCAST! We are motivated to continue our mission in educating our community on the work we do at Hushabye Nursery via podcast! You'll hear client stories, and we will do a deeper dive into our work, you'll also get to hear and meet our amazing team, and most importantly we will continue to educate our community about the opioid epidemic and how YOU can help make a difference! ⠀

Join us as we launch our FIRST episode starting next Wednesday, November 24, 2021! And, tune in every other Wednesday to hear a NEW episode! Our podcast will be available on several streaming platforms from Spotify, Apple and Google Podcasts, Radio Public, and more! ⠀

Follow/Subscribe to our podcast on #anchorfm, click the link in our bio to join! ⠀
Thank you! #Podcast #Nonprofit #Arizona
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Today is World Prematurity Awareness Day! In honor of today, we would like to share some facts and resources to improve awareness surrounding pre-term birth. According to #EFCNI, worldwide, there are an estimated 15 million babies that are born preterm annually. That means every 1 in 10 babies is born prematurely. One particular cause of pre-term birth is Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). ⠀

Women who become pregnant while using opioids – both illegally and medically monitored – are typically prescribed opiates throughout their pregnancies due to the risk of prenatal withdrawal and miscarriage. As a result, their babies are born into an opiate-dependent state known as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) which requires a complex and painful detoxification process in the days following birth. ⠀

At Hushabye Nursery, we understand that managing the ups and downs of premature birth and its aftereffects can be difficult and we want to remind families who have been affected that seeking recourse is a sign of resilience. Hushabye Nursery offers support groups specifically designed to support your recovery and encourage healthy coping skills, as well as, inpatient services to treat babies born with NAS and provide intensive outpatient family services as part of prenatal and postnatal continuous care. ⠀

To learn more about our programs visit our website at https://www.hushabyenursery.org/programs/⠀

Support Hushabye Nursery by donating today and clicking the link in our bio, or visit: https://www.hushabyenursery.org/donate/⠀

#WorldPrematurityDay 💜
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Let's have a #cakesmash! Please join us TODAY starting at 7:30 am for our ONE YEAR anniversary (3003 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85008)! Come learn about the impact Hushabye Nursery has made thus far in the community, as well as meet our amazing staff and take a tour of our facility! Don't forget, you'll also get a chance to meet Matt and Grace, of @theggoldenroad! Learn about amazing volunteer opportunities, and ask questions about our @hushabyenurseryamericorps program! ⠀

If you are unable to attend please consider supporting Hushabye Nursery by making a donation. Together we can continue working towards serving our community and helping those in need. It truly does take a village and your generous support is truly beneficial! www.hushabyenursery.org/donate or simply click the link in our bio!⠀

Thank you!
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The hospital gave Kaylee information about Hushabye Nursery, where her son could get the care he needed, and she could share a private room with him during his stay. During this time, not only was Kaylee able to be an essential part of his treatment and learn from specialists how to respond to his symptoms but she was plugged into much-needed resources for herself. ⠀

Hushabye Nursery offers a safe and inclusive space where mothers, family members, and babies – from conception through childhood – can receive integrative care and therapeutic support that offers each child the best possible life outcomes. You can help continue to support our mission and help create success stories like Kaylee by donating to Hushabye Nursery! Don't forget, your generous donation qualifies for the #ArizonaCharitableTaxCredit! Learn more by clicking the link in our bio or visit: www.hushabyenursery.org/donate
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We thank and honor you for your fight and service - Happy Veterans Day! #VeteransDay ...

All it takes is a caring heart and loving arms to make a difference and be a part of the mission of Hushabye Nursery. The power of physical touch has been proven to provide incredible benefits for an infant’s brain development, physical health, and ability to recover from illness. ⠀

We rely on our volunteers to help provide the one-to-one care that is vital to the recovery of infants experiencing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. We are grateful for those who volunteer their time at Hushabye Nursery!⠀

Whether it’s helping a neighbor, advocating for an issue, sharing a skill, or giving to causes—everyone has something to give and every act of generosity counts. Help babies and their families by donating today! All donations go directly to Hushabye Nursery. Don't forget because Hushabye Nursery is a Charitable Qualifying Organization (CQO) for the Arizona state tax credit, every gift you make throughout the year can be applied to a dollar-for-dollar annual tax credit savings (Maximum amount of $400 for single tax filers: $800 for married filing jointly).⠀

www.hushabyenursery.org/donate ⠀
#ArizonaCharitableTaxCredit
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Hushabye Nursery could not continue to deliver the innovative level of care we provide babies experiencing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and families without your support.