Major differences exist in the quality of care babies and their families receive from hospital to hospital
Most babies are born healthy. But when babies have a condition diagnosed in utero, are born early or experience complications during or immediately after delivery, they may need a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).
In fact, the March of Dimes estimates that about 1 in 10 babies born in the U.S. require neonatal care.
For peace of mind, it’s important to explore your local options for NICU and to create a B.U.M.P., or baby urgent medical plan. Major differences exist in the quality of care babies and their families receive from hospital to hospital. Here are some questions to ask as you look at neonatal care in your area.
When considering NICU care, you'll want to ask about the following:
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