Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Having a baby is a joyous time of celebration. However, when an infant is born with complications, it can be a challenging time for both babies and their families. The experienced and compassionate physicians, nurses and therapists at Adventist Health Glendale's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) are available around-the-clock to provide these precious babies and their families with the specialized care and support Adventist Health Glendale's NICU team of experts includes specially trained neonatologists, registered nurses, respiratory therapists, occupational therapists and physical therapists, who work together to develop a unique plan of care for each tiny patient.
What to Expect
Depending on the condition of a newborn, he/she may spend days, weeks or months in the NICU. During this time, our team is available around-the-clock to help answer questions and assist in coping with the stress and anxiety of having a baby in the hospital.
Adventist Health Glendale encourages parents to spend as much time with their babies as possible while they are in the hospital. Nurses and other NICU staff can teach parents and caregivers how to touch, hold and bond with their infants, as well as provide more information about their baby's condition.
Adventist Health Glendale's NICU also supports breastfeeding and encourages pumping for mothers. Lactation educators are available to educate and help mothers navigate through the breastfeeding journey.
To reach the NICU, call (818) 409-8247.