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.

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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
  • Pharmacists
  • 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.

Norton Children’s Hospital unveils final phase of NICU renovations

A newly renovated neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Norton Children’s Hospital was unveiled Feb. 13 as the culmination of a five-phase, $22.1 million project to update existing NICU space to a developmental model of […]

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Walter Clare recognized for NICU gift

Walter Clare’s planned gift to the Norton Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) will ensure that it remains a leader in the region for neonatal care. His donation will assist the NICU in providing […]

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Using music to help preemies ease into a world they weren’t ready for

How babies develop, before and after birth, is nothing short of a miracle. But what happens when they are born prematurely, before they are ready for the sights, sounds and touches of the outside world? […]

Read Full Story

Reasons why your baby may go to the NICU

When planning a pregnancy and birth, parents may not imagine that their child will need a stay in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). However, there are many reasons a child may need to be […]

Read Full Story

What is newborn screening?

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, 4.1 million newborns in the U. S. undergo newborn screening for congenital disorders each year. Of these, 4,000 infants are diagnosed with a condition. September is Newborn Screening […]

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