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(narrator) If your baby needs additional care, he or she will be transferred
to our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Approximately 12% of our deliveries require this type of care
for various reasons such as prematurity, breathing,
circulation or feeding difficulties.
You want to make sure that you always look at your baby first.
(narrator) We will monitor your baby closely to meet his or her needs
and will partner with you to support
your understanding of these needs.
Be careful when you're wiping--
(nurse) However he developed a rash after being on the--
(narrator) Our interprofessional team includes: Paediatricians, Nurse Practitioners,
Registered Nurses, Lactation consultants,
Respiratory Therapists, Occupational Therapists,
Social Workers, Dietitians,
and Pharmacy Care Providers.
And that's the probe that is monitoring his oxygen.
(narrator) Parents can be with their baby at any time.
Parents must always have their identification band with them
and are encouraged to accompany any other support persons
to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit also known as the NICU.
There is a parent area where you can utilize
educational resources as well as food storage
or food warming while you are at the hospital.
There are also Care by Parent rooms where families can learn
to care for their babies prior to discharge.
After discharge, your baby will be cared for
by your family doctor and or a pediatrician.
Public Health services are also an available resource.