Newborn Baby

NEONATOLOGY

Our Neonatology department is a subspecialty of Medstar paediatrics that deals with the medical management of newborn infants, especially the sick babies or premature newborn. NICU, at Medstar provides your baby with complete, highly specialized care by our professional and dedicated team in a gentle, nurturing environment.

Our NICU and neonatal unit services include:

  • Advanced Level III NICU care for premature and low birth weight neonates

  • Special care for Very low birth weight and Extremely low birth weight neonates

  • CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) and NIV (non-invasive ventilation)

  • Conventional and High Frequency Ventilation

  • Monitoring and support of vital functions not available in a general pediatric department or community hospital

  • Specialty medical and surgical care for all neonates – inborn and outborn

  • Neonatal care after surgery

  • Therapeutic hypothermia or Cerebral cooling (for newborns with hypoxic brain injury)

  • Continuous hemodynamic monitoring

  • Neonatal echocardiography and neurosonography

  • Neonatal Emergencies

  • NICU – Level II & Level III care

  • Well baby care

  • Vaccinations

  • Phototherapy

  • Lactation guidance

  • Specialized neonatal transport

  • Hearing evaluations

  • Genetic and metabolic evaluation

  • Eye evaluations for ROP

  • Neonatal Neurodevelopment Follow-Up Clinic

  • NICU support services for families

  • Private Breast-feeding Rooms

  • Cord blood banking