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Mother holding newborn baby

NICU

Providing the highest level of care to premature and critically-ill newborns

image of father with baby in NICUNovant Health Presbyterian Medical Center's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), located in the Novant Health Women's Center, is a Level IV nursery, the highest certification attainable in North Carolina, for treating premature and critically-ill newborns.

The 38-bed NICU provides continuous care delivered by board-certified neonatologists, pediatricians, respiratory therapists, neonatal nurse practitioners, nutritionists, early intervention coordinators, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, pharmacists, audiologists, discharge planning nurses, speech therapists and child life specialists.