Sharp Grossmont Hospital
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Sharp Grossmont Hospital
Specialty care for infants.
If your baby was born premature or with complications, Sharp Grossmont Hospital has a technologically advanced neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) designed to provide the highest level of care for babies who need special attention. Our dedicated nurses and physicians will support your family every step of the way and help your little one get the best possible start in life.
Why choose Sharp Grossmont Hospital for neonatal intensive care?
- A Level III NICU offering care for up to 24 infants at a time including specialized medical care and the ability to care for ventilator-dependent babies
- A family-centered environment that allows parents and family members to play an integral role in decisions regarding baby's care
- Programs to promote and support exclusive breastfeeding and skin-to-skin time between mother and baby, as well as kangaroo techniques so mother, father or birth partner can be close to baby
- Developmental care provided in the NICU is designed to mimic the environment in the womb as closely as possible, in order to support optimal brain development for premature infants
- A special private room where parents and baby can stay together and actively care for the baby to assist in the transition from hospital to home when the time comes
Sharp Grossmont Hospital's NICU team.
The multidisciplinary NICU team includes:
- Nurse lactation specialists
- Neonatal intensive care unit clinical nurse specialist
- Respiratory care practitioner
- Occupational and physical therapists
- Research specialists
- Social workers
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