Most deliveries are routine but families can find comfort knowing that Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Centennial is home to a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to provide the utmost care to babies with urgent needs.
Special care is managed and performed by a combination of experienced neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and respiratory therapists to give your baby around-the-clock medical care in any circumstance.
Our NICU services may include:
- Premature infants
- Infants requiring pulmonary support/management
- Maternal/fetal complications
- Infants requiring evaluation for alteration in body systems functions
Our NICU is specially designed to provide these infants with lots of sleep and minimal stimulation, which is crucial to their comfort and recovery.
Our Bilirubin Clinic is readily available to treat jaundiced newborns. We've also been recognized by the State of Texas as one of the best in the state for screening newborn babies for hearing loss. Roughly one in 1,000 babies are born with hearing loss and it is important to detect and treat this condition early.