Newborn Intensive Care

Newborn Intensive CareEven if you’re not expecting complications during delivery, it’s reassuring to know that your baby will be born in a hospital that can handle the most serious situations. That’s why women choose St.Vincent Women's Hospital. We work in partnership with Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St.Vincent, as well as with a variety of pediatric subspecialists to deliver a comprehensive continuum of care for expectant mothers, new moms and newborns.

Our team of physicians, registered nurses and social services professionals works together to make your baby’s first days special ones.

St.Vincent Women's Hospital provides one of the largest Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICU) in the state and features:

  • A team of more than 25 neonatologists, working together with nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and skilled Newborn Intensive Care nurses, who provide around the clock care – 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
  • Specially designed, family-centered patient care that supports the growth and development of newborns.
  • Comprehensive neonatal services, including open-heart procedures, staffed by a full complement of pediatric subspecialists.
  • State-of-the-art neonatal surgery suite at St.Vincent Women's Hospital
  • Continuing Care Nursery for babies who require close observation and monitoring but not intensive care support.
  • Strong lactation support program encouraging breastfeeding and supplemented by the Indiana Mother's Milk Bank.

For more information about our Newborn Intensive Care services, please call (317) 338-4HER.