Special Care Nursery (NICU)
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In collaboration with
Children’s Hospital Colorado, our innovative Special Care Nursery–the first of its kind in the
United States—is a uniquely family-friendly place where infants
who are premature or have medical needs stay together with their parents
in a private suite.
In this comfortable setting, our neonatal specialists coach and collaborate
with parents on caretaking, so families are confident and prepared when
Beyond 24/7 medical support from neonatal nurse practitioners, you and
your baby will be cared for by neonatology physicians from Denver’s
renowned Children’s Hospital, lactation consultants and your pediatrician.
Designed for comfort
Our innovative unit features quiet and private family suites—one
room for the newborn and an adjoining room for family members—so
parents can be near their baby at all times. From low lighting and noise
levels to home-like privacy and 24/7
access to specialists, every aspect of this cozy space is designed to promote
your baby's growth and development, and to build parents' confidence
when it comes to holding, feeding, stimulating and nurturing your precious baby.