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Newborn Care and Services

Newborn Care and Services

Newborn Care and Services

At PinnacleHealth, we offer a full range of newborn and family services to help you welcome your new baby. Our customized, family-centered care allows you to participate in caring for your baby during your hospital stay and prepares you for your future together.

Our newborn care services include:

  • Apgar screenings to determine your baby’s physical condition after birth
  • Eye medication to prevent infection
  • Newborn metabolic screenings
  • Hepatitis B vaccine
  • Jaundice and bilirubin screenings
  • Hearing screening
  • Circumcision
  • Critical congenital heart disease screening
  • An infant development program to provide early intervention services for babies diagnosed with a disability or medical condition
  • Neonatal intensive care in our Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
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Newborn Screenings and Procedures

The staff at PinnacleHealth understand that the first few hours after birth are an important time for you and your baby. That’s why we make sure that your baby receives all the screenings, tests and procedures that he or she needs to prevent problems and treat any underlying health issues.

Whenever possible, we perform your baby’s tests and procedures in your hospital room—and some tests and procedures can even be performed while you are holding your baby skin to skin.

Neonatal Intensive Care

If your baby needs specialized care after birth, the expert staff in our Level III, high-volume NICU are ready to help. In addition to providing care for our tiniest patients, our compassionate staff will support you and your family and provide the resources you need to take the best care of your baby after discharge.

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