Neonatal Intensive Care Units

Mostly new born babies are admitted to the NICU, they comes under premature (born before 37 weeks of pregnancy), have low birth weight (less than 5.5 pounds), or have a health condition that requires special care. Neonates who requires intensive medical attention are often admitted into the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)  in the hospital.  These premature babies requires a special care in an incubator, which provides heat to keep a constant body temperature and mimics the uterine environment. IV hydration and other evidence-based therapies are given to them along with high caloric food. Some of the below reasons might sent babies to NICU.

  • Prematurity
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Sepsis or infection
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Perinatal depression
  • Maternal chorioamnionitis
  • Complications during delivery
  • Heart Problems
  • Birth Defects

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