WELCOME TO THE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (NICU)
The NICU is part of The Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Center. The NICU is a designated Level III Unit providing the highest level of medical care for your baby. Each year the NICU cares for 800- 1000 newborns. Our experienced medical team have special training in the care of newborns. At London Health Science Center we believe the best results occur when families and our medical team work together. Your baby has been admitted to the NICU for close observation and specialized care. In the NICU our team of newborn specialists and registered nurses are dedicated to provide care for your baby 24 hours a day.
The staff of NICU would like to welcome you and your baby to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. As a parent, you have a special role. Your baby needs your love and care every day. During your baby’s stay in the hospital, your baby’s health care team will give you information, help and support. We will help you learn about your baby’s health and how to care for your baby. We encourage you to take part in your baby’s care as much as possible.
Please follow this link for an introduction to the NICU and what you as a parent can do in the NICU.