24-hour neonatology coverage-physician who specializes in the care of premature and ill Newborns. We provide social service consultations to support families of ill newborns and help make the discharge a smooth process.
Although a pediatrician can handle most health problems of a newborn, Neonatology services are available to assist in complex and high-risk situations. If your newborn is sick or is premature a Neonatologist has the special training to evaluate and treat your newborns medical problem.
Neonatologist are medical doctors who have had:
- At least 4 years of medical school
- Three years of residency
- Three years of additional training in newborn intensive care
- Certifications from the American Board of Pediatrics and Sub-Board Neonatal Medicine
Our nurses are specialized in complex and critical care for newborns. We nurture our babies to make sure that they all receive care that will help them grow and develop to help make a difference for our families.
Your family is important to us and knowing that having a newborn that is ill or premature is stressful, we have a practice model that has an emphasis on decision making at the bedside and promotes family centered care. We know that it is important to families to share in the care of their baby. Your caring touch and care helps your baby get better faster.
We offer Kangaroo care when your baby is able to tolerate. This is a method of holding the baby skin to skin and will help your baby bond and helps your baby stabilize. Fathers can also participate in kangaroo care when the mother is not able to do so.