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15 important facts about neonatal intensive care units [infographic]

Posted by Laurie Healey on Sep 13, 2013 7:07:00 AM


A neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is an intensive care nursery for newborns who require special attention immediately following birth. At Shawnee Mission Medical Center, our NICU is staffed by neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners from Children’s Mercy, who can provide the highest level of care for your newborn.

Although you may initially feel scared and nervous at the time your baby is admitted to the NICU, you can rest assured that your baby’s health is in the best hands possible. Take a look at this infographic to learn 15 important facts about the NICU.

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Topics: NICU

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