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Learn about some of the things your baby will need to accomplish before going home.
What to expect when your baby is admitted to the NICU at Arkansas Children's.
Learn about the Arkansas Children's NICU team that helps care for the infants.
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides a full range of medical services for at-risk and critically ill infants throughout the state. We are the only Level 4 NICU in the state, which means we provide the highest level of NICU care available.
Arkansas Children's Hospital has the only Arkansas Department of Health-designated Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in the state. Arkansas Children's Hospital has created the Arkansas Children's Hospital Nursery Alliance to support hospitals around the state so that their patients and families can receive care closer to home.
Read about the guidelines in place for visiting the NICU at Arkansas Children's.
Families across the nation are looking for guidance on what they should and shouldn't do during the baby formula shortage. Dr. Steve Schexnayder, pediatric critical care and emergency medicine specialist, has some helpful tips for families navigating this frustrating challenge.
On May 9, became the recipient and steward of the Walmart Endowed Chair in Neonatology. Every day, Dr. Ross and the team at the deliver excellent clinical care to our tiniest patients.
The patient and family experience is a priority at Arkansas Children’s and we welcome and support breastfeeding families.