Cook Children's Neonatology
In neonatology, it's the little things that matter. That's why our nationally recognized Level IV NICU provides the highest level of care available for our tiny patients. Cook Children's is one of only a handful of NICUs nationwide to provide single patient rooms. These individual rooms enable us to provide the highly specialized intensive care services and attention that medically fragile babies need. All of these advantages plus our advanced technology, top doctors and one-of-a-kind developmental program, means we give every baby we treat the biggest chance possible for a happy, healthy childhood.
Our skilled staff is able to provide the highest level of care for premature babies or infants who may have a birth defect or another kind of anomaly. Our team of neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners, along with doctors and other health care professionals from a variety of medical specialties are here to care for your baby's unique needs.
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
- Preemies and Micropreemies
- Multiple Births
- Newborn Stroke
- Newborn Craniofacial Surgery
- Newborn Heart Surgery
- Complex Neonatal Surgery
- Neonatal Neurology and Neurosurgery
- Newborn Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Therapeutic Hypothermia
- Respiratory Care
- Feeding Issues
- NEST Developmental Follow-up Center
Meet Avery, a Cook Children's neonatology patient. Avery was a micropreemie in our Level IV NICU. At only 1.5 pounds, Avery faced many battles, and after 234 days in the NICU, this little warrior finally got to go home. But her journey was just beginning.
Neonatal support and resources
Cook Children's Neonatology is committed to giving families and our community the resources they need to manage newborn conditions. There are many educational and support opportunities available, including: