Our Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) provide comprehensive care for the high-risk newborn in a specialized environment with 77 NICU beds. Children's offers access to more than 400 specialists in more than 30 pediatric specialties. Child magazine ranked the Children's NICU as one of the top two pediatric neonatal care programs in the country. 

Family-Centered Care

The continuum of care begins prenatally and continues even after discharge from the hospital. Our nurseries are designed to deliver developmentally focused care specifically for newborns. With a long tradition of family-centered care, we are committed to meeting the needs of the entire family.

NICU Programs & Features

  • Children's at Egleston
    Neonatal ECMO, Medical and Surgical NICU, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
  • Children's at Scottish Rite
    Surgical NICU
  • Transport Services   
    Each ambulance is a mobile intensive care unit with the same quality of equipment found in the Children’s neonatal and/or pediatric Intensive Care Units
  • Referrals
    24-hour telephone consultations by medical and ancillary staff

Expert Care

Interdisciplinary team members caring for neonates and families include: