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Neonatologists focus on the care of newborns who require hospitalization in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). They may also act as general pediatricians, providing well newborn evaluation and care in the hospital where they are based.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

  • The department provides a well-equipped Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) which is manned round-the-clock by our experienced specialists and highly trained nurses, for the treatment of the critically Babies.
  • Neonatology is a special branch that deals with critically ill infants and preterm babies. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, or commonly known as the NICU plays a crucial role in it. NICU is a specially built chamber where critically ill babies are kept.
  • The NICU comprises of high-end equipment to regulate the temperature and oxygen level as per the need of the babies, along with many other life support apparatuses.

Facilities & Services

Equipment and services in the NICU

  • Resuscitation
  • Incubator beds (used to replicate optimal conditions for neonates)
  • Neonatal ventilator
  • IV infusion
  • Blood transfusion
  • Plasma transfusion
  • Neonatal health monitors (BP, heart rate, temperature, respiration)
  • Bedside ultrasound
  • Echocardiogram
  • Lactation systems
  • Transport incubators

NICU Care levels

Level 1 care

For neonates that weigh over 1800 grams with a gestational maturity of 34 or more weeks

Level 2 care

For neonates that weigh less than 1800 grams, but more than 1200 grams, with a gestational maturity between 30 and 34 weeks.

Level 3 care

For neonates that weigh less than 1200 grams with a gestational maturity of less than 30 weeks.