Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU)

Caring for High-Risk Newborns

Special NICU patientOur Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) provide comprehensive care for the high-risk newborn in a specialized environment with 80 NICU beds. Children's offers access to more than 400 specialists in more than 30 pediatric specialties.

Family-Centered Care

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.

 

     
 
SweetDreams

    Special patient in NICUIf the size of the fight in their tiny bodies is any indication, NICU babies have big things in store for the world. 

    In this photo series, one of our nurses imagines what the future holds for our littlest patients.

 
     

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: