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  • Texas
    Confirmed Cases: 61,006
    Deaths: 1,626

  • Midland County
    Confirmed Cases: 129
    Deaths: 12 

*Last updated on 05/29/2020 at 4:05 PM

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Midland Health has made several advancements towards providing an even higher level of care for children and infants in the Permian BasinIn 2017, two board-certified neonatologists to start caring for our younger babies. In 2020, our state-of-the-art Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) opened.   
 
A neonatologist is available 24/7 to provide care for more premature infants alongside our experienced staff. Our precious miracles get dedicated attention that includes lactation support, nursing care, respiratory therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, dietician services and physical therapy.   

Some of the other great amenities of the NICU at Midland Health are: 

  • Donor milk service drop off location, as well as available donor milk for those in need 
  • State-of-the-art milk prep room. 
  • Respiratory therapists workroom on the unit.  
  • A combination of private rooms and pods. The pods help the baby socialize and get used to activity and noise. 
  • Rooming in-room where parents can stay the night with the baby to prepare for discharge and caring for the newborn at home. 
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