Chennai New Life Fertility Hospital
Chennai New life Neonatal Intensive Care Unit(NICU) aims to provide comprehensive and efficient health care service to sick babies. The unit is led by experienced Neonatologist / We cater babies from 27 weeks.

Our Services

Generally premature babies low and very low birth weight babies, babies with congenital conditions, babies with complications like meconium aspiration or respiratory distress and babies requiring intensive phototherapy are admitted to the NICU.

At Chennai New life, we can cater all babies requiring levels I, II, III of care

Level 1

Level 1

This is the most basic level of Intensive Care which provides intensive phototherapy, oxygen, IV fluids
This is the most basic level of Intensive Care which provides intensive phototherapy, oxygen, IV fluids

Level 2

Level of care primary provides assisted ventilation and continuous positive Airway pressure and high flow nasal cannula.
Level of care primary provides assisted ventilation and continuous positive Airway pressure and high flow nasal cannula. This level of care also take care of babies less than 1.5 kgs who show signs of physiological immaturity such as inability to maintain body temperature, Apnea of prematurity or inability to take oral feedings.

Level 2

Level 3

Level 3

Level 3 neonatal Intensive Care takes care of neonates weighing less than 1.2 kg or display gestational immaturity less than 30 weeks.
We cater babies from 28 weeks of gestation till discharge and also follow up these high risk infants. For this, we are well equipped with a wide range of facilities like oxygen, infusion pumps, syringe pumps, suction facilities, ventilators, CPAP, blenders, T-piece resuscitators, vital stats monitors, parenteral
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For this, we are well equipped with a wide range of facilities like oxygen, infusion pumps, syringe pumps, suction facilities, ventilators, CPAP, blenders, T-piece resuscitators, vital stats monitors, parenteral nutrition, phototherapy units etc.

There is an isolation area to handle potentially infectious cases.

We also have laboratory services, pharmacy and provide blood component therapy if needed.

The care given to newborn is individualized and pediatricians practice evidence based medicine and follow internationally accepted protocols. The team works closely with the babies family as they deal with medical conditions.

We encourage the mothers to continue exclusive breastfeeding and bonding with babies even following discharge and our nurses are trained in providing assistance with breastfeeding, bathing, cleaning and other day-to-day care of newborn.

The babies are followed up periodically as needed in our well equiped child health OPD. As part of our outpatient service, we do Hearing assesments, detailed ophthalmological examination for ‘Retinopathy of prematurity’.

We offer immunization and metabolic screening and Pediatric facilities. Complete immunization for children of all age groups.

We manage
1. Breathing difficulties due to asthma exacerbation bronchiolitis or other viral respiratory infections
2. Evaluate and provide postnatal care to Healthy newborn infants
3. Care of babies born to high risk mothers
4. Care of low birth weight and premature babies
5. Care of sick newborn
6. Allergic reactions
7. Dehydration and electrolyte imbalances
8. Minor Injuries, ingestions and infections
9. Respiratory problems like pneumonia
10. Evaluation and management of fever of unknown origin

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