Neonatal Intensive Care - Patient Care and Treatment

Neonatal Intensive Care - Patient Care and Treatment

Patient care and treatment at Penn State Children's Hospital

Our NICU team supports the lives of newborns. Learn common reasons why newborns go to the NICU.

Call to ask questions 717-531-8941

Common reasons newborns go to NICU

Every newborn and infant who comes to our NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) receives the highest quality of care. We use the most effective forms of life support to help babies breathe, get the oxygen they need and maintain a stable body temperature.

Common diagnoses in the NICU:

After a baby leaves the NICU, he or she may receive follow-up care for up to 3 years in a specially designed developmental program on the Medical Center campus. The program includes developmental and medical assessments to monitor your baby’s health and well-being. Specialty care is coordinated with other specialists in our Children’s Hospital.

Contact us

Phone: 717-531-8941
Scheduling: 717-531-8413
Fax: 717-531-1533

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