When babies are born early, have health challenges, or even a difficult birth they go to NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) an area of the hospital that specializes solely in the treatment of newborns. At South Shore Women’s and Children’s Hospital, we understand that this can be an overwhelming period for the family. Our modern state-of-the-art in house NICU caters for premature babies born as early as 25 week’s gestation and for the most critically ill infants. We work round the clock with your baby, provide frequent updates on their progress and help you spend as much time as possible together until he or she is ready to go home.
Our neonatal specialists consists of highly skilled consulting specialists, specially trained registered nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and therapists specializing in newborns and give family-centered care making you rest assured.