An estimated 5,400 babies will receive a book over the next year through the BIRTHday Books program. Thanks to this partnership with the Foundation, the Junior League of Huntsville, the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, and The Snail on the Wall bookstore, every baby born at Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children and Madison Hospital, plus every baby transferred to the HHW&C Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, receives:
A donation of only $25 will put a book into the hands of five North Alabama families. Click here to give now!
Music Therapy is funded by Huntsville Hospital Foundation through philanthropy, and all Music Therapy services are provided without cost to the patient. The program uses music to address the physical, spiritual, emotional, cognitive and social needs of pediatric and adult patients across six hospital departments.
The Arts in Medicine program features music, visual arts, creative writing and other arts media designed to alleviate fear and anxiety, and enhance the patient experience. The program currently serves Pediatric and St. Jude Affiliate Clinic patients, moms in the Antepartum Unit and Inpatient Hospice patients.
The Child Life program greatly enhances the pediatric patient's hospital experience. Our Child Life specialists provide emotional support and diversionary techniques designed to alleviate the fears of our youngest patients. Features include toys, games and activities, a 24/7 movie channel, video game systems and holiday gifts.
Surviving and Thriving is an eight-week program designed to support breast cancer patients upon completion of their treatments.
The Neonatal ICU Family Support program provides emotional, educational and inspirational programs to meet the unique needs of families throughout the neonatal hospitalization. This includes but is not limited to Parent Hour, Sibling Education Group, activity nights and meals.