More than 500 professionals from Children's, Minnesota Neonatal Physicians and Associates in Newborn Medicine make up the neonatology team at Children's Minnesota. In addition to neonatologists and nurses, the team includes respiratory therapists, social workers, music therapists and more. Plus, other specialists including pediatric cardiologists, pediatric surgeons, pediatric ear, nose and throat specialists and more who are available 24/7 at Children's. We believe that a multidisciplinary approach is the best way to address a baby's complete well-being.
Whether your baby was diagnosed with health problems while still in the womb or born prematurely with critical needs, Children's Minnesota provides extraordinary inpatient care at our St. Paul and Minneapolis hospitals — not just for baby, but for the entire family.
Choosing where to go for neonatal care is a major decision. You need all the information you can get; and you want it in a clear, straightforward form that helps you make the right choice for your family.
The neonatology program at Children's Minnesota has the advanced treatment your little one needs, whether she was diagnosed with a condition while in the womb or she needs special care after birth. Our neonatal intensive care units are fully equipped to treat the littlest babies with the most critical needs.
At Children's Minnesota, our neonatology program provides clinical expertise and compassionate care for more than 1,900 newborns each year. That's more than any other program in the Upper Midwest. But don't just take our word for it.
Children's Minnesota and Abbott Northwestern Hospital announced the ground breaking of the new Midwest Fetal Care Center at The Mother Baby Center located between Children's – Minneapolis and Abbott Northwestern Hospital.
The new Midwest Fetal Care Center, opening spring 2016, will provide expanded access to prenatal care when an abnormality or condition is identified before birth.
Children's Minnesota has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children's Hospital, with the neonatology specialty program ranking 42nd among the nation's top 50 programs for 2015-2016.
Skin-to-skin contact helps babies bond, feel less stressed and heal.
One mother shares her experience with Kangaroo Care, a technique where an infant is held skin to skin with mom or dad.