Tag Archives: NICU

What are the differences between the NICUs in the Pavilion for Women and West Tower?

This blog is co-authored by Dr. Pammi, neonatologist and Kellie Kainer, nursing director. Having a baby admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for prematurity or other reasons can be … Full Entry »

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What does being a Level 4 NICU mean?

As any parent knows, when you have a new baby there is so much to learn. Every baby is different and your life with a new child can, at times, … Full Entry »

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Neonatal Response team

The Neonatal Response team has been a part of Texas Children’s long before I started here. We use to respond to St Luke’s for deliveries. After the Pavilion for Women … Full Entry »

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Not all NICUs are created equal

Most babies are born healthy. However, when babies have a condition diagnosed in utero, or born early, or experience complications during or immediately after delivery, they may need the specialized … Full Entry »

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From New York to Houston: My placenta accreta story

Unlike many women with placenta accreta who hear the term for the first time when they are diagnosed, I had been warned by my OB that my history of three … Full Entry »

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