Department of New Born Care

Care for newborns of all gestational ages is provided at THE DEPARTMENT OF NEWBORN MEDICINE. We are also equipped to take care of infants. The NICU at Rao Hospital is said to be the best in the region with state of the art facility and equipment and is located in the same building where mothers stay post child birth.

We have a team of nationally and internationally trained neonatologists who provide on-site evaluation and treatment round the clock for our NICU babies. Treatments provided include those for respiratory disease including pneumonia and hyaline membrane disease, simple and complex prematurity, neonatal and congenital infections,, genetic abnormalities or congenital malformations, neonatal metabolic and neurological disorders. Other services like lactation services, neonatal respiratory therapy, pharmaceutical services and nutritional services are offered on site.

Apart from providing additional care for sick or premature babies, we provide comprehensive newborn care for our inborn babies at the Well Baby Division. Our team of experienced and dedicated paediatricians meet you during your stay, administer the required or optional vaccines, perform routine screening tests, perform total physical care and recommend for specialty care if required. We also have a team of experienced and well trained lactation specialists, post partum nurses and parent educators who provide you and your baby with the best treatment and also help you become well informed parents. On discharge from hospital your babys ongoing healthcare is coordinated with our primary physician.