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NICU/Special Care Nursery

If your newborn needs specialized care after delivery, count on the skilled care team at Wayne UNC Health Care. Your infant will receive compassionate care from experienced, board-certified pediatricians at our Level II NICU/Special Care Nursery in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

Special Care Nursery Services

Rely on our Level II NICU to provide newborn care for babies born at 32 weeks gestational age up to full-term babies that need special attention and intervention. Care and treatment at Wayne UNC includes:

  • Close medical monitoring
  • Oxygen support
  • Intravenous (IV) antibiotics for infection
  • Phototherapy
  • Special feeding

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Care

Rest assured we offer quick transfer should the doctor decide your baby needs a higher level of care.

NICU Transfers to Wayne UNC

Your baby also may transfer back to our special nursery to be closer to home after spending time at another hospital’s NICU.

Family-Friendly Setting

Visitors to the special care nursery are limited to moms and one support person. They can visit 24/7. Feel comfortable spending as much time as you can breastfeeding and bonding with your baby at the special nursery.

Special Care Nursery Team

Your baby’s neonatal care may include specialists experienced in taking care of premature and ill infants, such as:

  • Board-certified pediatricians
  • Pediatric hospitalists
  • Neonatal nurses

Safe, Secure Environment

Enjoy piece of mind knowing your baby will receive care in a secure, locked hospital floor at Wayne UNC. Your newborn gets an identification band on the ankle immediately after mother-baby bonding. Our staff also follows other security procedures for an extra layer of safety.

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