Every mother wants their baby to be healthy. And we do too.
The NICU is a 60-bed, Level IV Nursery providing both intensive and intermediate care to critically ill infants requiring medical and/or surgical intervention. Common diagnoses include extreme prematurity, severe asphyxia, complex congenital heart disease, open neural tube defects, abdominal wall defects, and congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
24-hour in-house physician coverage: neonatologist and a neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP)
Support staff to care for your baby
- Neonatal Nurses
- Pediatric Pharmacist
- Neonatal Respiratory Therapist
- Occupational and Physical Therapist
- Pediatric Nutritionist
- Lactation Consultant
- Case Management
- Social Work Services
- Spiritual Care Services
Children's Hospital of San Antonio offers infants access to a full range of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists, including but not limited to:
- General and Cardiothoracic Surgery
- Infectious Disease
Neonatal Transport Team
The Children's Hospital of San Antonio has a dedicated Neonatal Transport Team available 24 hours a day to transport critically ill neonates and infants. The Team consists of 24 neonatal nurse specialists who work directly under the supervision of an in-house neonatologist.