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 (NICUs) are dedicated to caring for babies born prematurely or in need of advanced care or surgery.

We have Level IV and Level III NICUs available to provide your baby with highly skilled. A Level IV NICU provides the highest level of care possible for newborns. Specially trained doctors, nurses and staff are available, as well as specialized equipment and tools to care for babies born prematurely or with medical conditions.

NicView available at Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital and Norton Children’s Hospital

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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A comprehensive team is staffed at each of our NICU nurseries. The team includes:

  • Neonatologists 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 UofL School of Medicine for Your Child’s Care

Norton Children’s providers offer highly skilled 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.

Research

Support Research at Norton Children’s

Research at Norton Children’s is made possible thanks to the generosity of donors who wish to support important advances in pediatric health.
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