Special Care Nursery
In Collaboration With Children’s Hospital Colorado
Our innovative Special Care Nursery at Foothills Hospital provides specialized
care and the latest in technology to babies born prematurely or with medical
needs. Our neonatal intensive care team includes extensively trained and
experienced specialists from Children’s Hospital Colorado, who provide
the expertise and support for the best possible care.
- 24/7 Access to Highly Trained Specialists
- First-of-its-Kind NICU: Families Stay Together
- Tour our Family Birth Center
24/7 Access to Highly Trained Specialists
If your baby needs to spend time in the Special Care Nursery, your newborn
will be cared for by a multidisciplinary team of experts:
Expert Neonatal Physicians and Neonatal Nurses Practitioners: Neonatal physicians (neonatologists) and neonatal nurse practitioners
from Denver’s renowned Children’s Hospital Colorado manage
your baby’s care and provide a deep level of experience and expertise
in caring for sick and premature babies.
NICU Nurses: Our Special Care Nursery’s experienced and specially trained NICU
nurses provide 24/7 care for you and your baby and work closely with other
members of your baby’s care team.
Infant Feeding Consultants: A team of registered nurses with lactation certification are available
every day while your baby is in the hospital. They’re specially
trained to help mothers successfully breast or formula feed.
First-of-its-Kind NICU: Families Stay Together
The first-of-its-kind neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in the U.S.,
our Special Care Nursery is a uniquely family-friendly place, with families
staying together in a private suite.
Quiet, private there’s one room for newborns and an adjoining room
for family members—so parents can be near their baby at all times.
From its home-like comfortable setting and 24/7 access to neonatal specialists,
every aspect of this cozy space is designed to build your confidence when
it comes to holding, feeding, stimulating and nurturing your precious baby.