Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Norton Children’s provides the comprehensive, highly skilled care that your newborn may need. With a proven team of accomplished neonatal specialists, our two Norton Children’s neonatal intensive care units (NICU) are dedicated to caring for babies born prematurely or in need of advanced care or surgery.
NicView is offered at Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital!
Coming soon to Norton Children’s Hospital NICU
Stay connected to your baby when you can’t be at the hospital
NicView is a camera system placed near your baby’s bed that allows you to view a secure live video stream of your baby. See your baby from any computer, smartphone or tablet with an internet connection.
To receive access to NicView, contact your nurse or physician.
We have a Level IV and Level III NICUs available to provide your child with the best care possible. A Level IV NICU provides the highest level of care possible for newborns – highly trained doctors, nurses and staff are available, as well as specialized equipment and tools to care for babies born premature or with special conditions.
An expert team is staffed at each of our NICU nurseries that includes:
- Neonatalogists and specially trained nurse practitioners
- Registered nurses
- Respiratory therapists
- Speech, occupational and physical therapists
- Clinical laboratory technicians
- Neonatal nutritionists
- Lactation consultants
- Developmental specialists
- Transport specialists
- Physician assistants
Collaborating with University of Louisville Physicians for your care
Norton Children’s works with providers from UofL Physicians to provide the best possible care for your child. These doctors are professors and active researchers helping to advance medical care in the 21st century with clinical research and education. Norton Children’s Hospital serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
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