Expert neonatal intensive care in Denver, CO
Some babies need extra special care after they are born. When neonatal intensive care is needed, our NICU is the largest and most comprehensive in the region and staffed with an extensively-trained medical team who specializes in the treatment of premature and ill newborn babies.
Our caring and attentive NICU staff provides the complete and focused care each baby’s condition requires. Having your newborn in the NICU can cause a range of emotions— we will work with you every step of the way to help you and your family understand and adjust to these new experiences. We encourage new parents to become as involved in their new baby's care as possible.
Our NICU team
We are dedicated to providing the highest level of care to babies needing special attention. Our team of specialists includes a 24/7 in-house neonatologist, physician specialist in the care of newborns, neonatal nurse practitioners and other professionals who stand ready to respond when babies are born with or develop illnesses or conditions needing a higher level of care. Our lactation consultants are also available to help mothers breastfeed in the event their babies have special health needs.
NICU services at P/SL
We offer the following services to make the time spent in our NICU more comfortable and helpful:
- Private rooms
- Lactation support
- Car seat-fit appointments
- NICU CPR and choking classes
- Ronald McDonald Room
- Kangaroo care
- Free wi-fi
- Personal amenities: laundry, showers, concierge
- Team of support—parent educator, social worker, psychologist, case manager, care coordinator, chaplain
- Spacious waiting areas