A Level 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is available to provide immediate on-site care for at-risk newborns. Additionally, specialists at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian (CHONY) are available around-the-clock to consult on high risk cases. There is also a well-established transport system to CHONY for your newborn should it be clinically necessary.
Sloane Hospital for Women
The State of New York has designated Sloane Hospital for Women as a Regional Perinatal Center, the highest hospital classification level. In awarding this status, the State has affirmed that our expertise, treatments, and skills enable us to accept and care for the most difficult cases and those at highest risk.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian (CHONY) is a leading center for the management of critically ill newborn infants. Located just a few floors below our Labor and Delivery Unit, the NICU is widely recognized as one of the finest units of its kind in the nation. Each year, our NICU cares for more than 1,000 infants, including those with low birth weight, premature babies, infants with respiratory distress and congenital abnormalities, or those needing surgery. This state-of-the-art facility incorporates a family-centered approach in which family members are considered a valuable part of the care team and encouraged to participate in important treatment decisions.