Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Our services for care of the newborn include, but are not limited to:
- Medical Care
- High frequency ventilation
- Surfactant replacement therapy
- Genetic screening
- Sub-specialty consultations
- Surgical Care
- Cardiothoracic: PDA and diaphragmatic hernia
- Gastrointestinal: Hernia, fundoplications, gastrostomy tube, bowel
- obstructions, intussusception, ileostomy, colostomy, pyloromyotomy, imperforate anus, omphalocele, and gastroschesis.
- Neurosurgery: VP shunt and ventriculostomy
Highly Trained Team
Visitation Policy - NICU
- Parents may bring any family member or friend that is 18-years and older with them to visit their baby.
- Visitors are limited to 2 at the bedside. Visitors (other than parent/guardian) are at the discretion of the bedside nurse and depend on the baby’s condition and the conditions in the NICU.
- Visiting is permitted anytime, except at change of shift: 6:45am – 7:45am and 6:45pm – 7:45pm.
- All children must be supervised by an adult when parent(s) is/are visiting in the NICU. They may wait in the front lobby or the NICU family waiting room.
- Siblings that are at least 5 years old may be allowed to visit for a short period of time. Parents are asked to provide proof of current immunizations prior to first visit.
- Visitors are not allowed when exhibiting signs and symptoms of illness.
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Family Centered Care
Although our patients are critical, we maintain a family centered care philosophy which includes 24 hour parent visitation, a focus on skin to skin bonding, breastfeeding, and grandparent and sibling visitation.