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Josh Whitehill NICU micro preemie

Micro preemie weighed less than 1 pound at birth

NICU Then & Now: Jonathon Whitehill weighed 10.9 ounces when he was born in 2009. Today he's a first-grader who loves school and sports.

Preemie twins now happy, healthy toddlers

NICU Then & Now: Wes and Ila Waller spent the first 47 days of their lives in the neonatal intensive care unit on the St. Paul campus of Children's Minnesota.

mighty.nicu.sam

Born prematurely, Sam defies odds to go home

Young Sam has been through a multitude of challenges and undergone more surgeries and procedures than most people do in their entire life.

Locations and Contact Us

Visiting us? Get all the information you need to get to our locations and contact us.

Resources

We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.

Meet the team

More than 500 professionals from Children's, Minnesota Neonatal Physicians and Associates in Newborn Medicine make up the neonatology team at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of 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.

What to expect

Whether your baby was diagnosed with health problems while still in the womb or born prematurely with critical needs, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota provides extraordinary inpatient care at our St. Paul and Minneapolis hospitals — not just for baby, but for the entire family.

Outcomes and Research

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.

Conditions and Services

The neonatology program at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of 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.

Neonatal Program

At Children's Hospitals and Clinics of 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.