Neonatology

We have an outstanding team of Neonatologists with the highest level of expertise to provide specialised care to newborns, especially after a premature, high-risk or C-section birth. Multidisciplinary in approach, they ensure that the babies are closely monitored round the clock and stabilised, without any associated complications.

24/7 neonatal care | Neonatal stabilisation | Specialised care for high-risk/ premature/ C-section delivery | Fundoscopy to rule out retinopathy of prematurity | Neonatal screening | Echocardiography (Paediatric cardiology consultation) | Hearing screening | Neonatal surgeries | Neonatal neurology | Level 3 NICU

Doctors

Marija Lukavac

Specialist Neonatologist

FACILITIES

Highlights

Maternal Factors: Multiple pregnancies | Gestational diabetes | Premature delivery | Bad obstetric history | Hypertension | Bleeding | Drug or alcohol exposure | Oligohydramnios/Polyhydramnios | Premature rupture of the amniotic sac | Antenatal sepsis | Foetal distress/birth asphyxia | Breech delivery presentation | Meconium Aspiration syndrome | Forceps/ c-section delivery |Low Apgar Scores

Neonatal Factors: Birth at 23 weeks or more | Birth weight less than 2Kg | Too small for gestational age | Required medication or resuscitation in the delivery room |Congenital anomalies | Respiratory distress including rapid breathing, grunting, or apnoea | Neonatal infections and seizures | Hypoglycemia | Hyperbilirubenemia | Need for oxygen/ monitoring/ intravenous therapy / medications | Requires non-invasive or invasive ventilation / high frequency ventilation and Nitric Oxide treatment | Persistent pulmonary hypertension of new born | Birth asphyxia requiring thermal body cooling | Need for special procedures like blood transfusion | Need for neonatal surgeries | Needs readmission within 28-30days (still in the neonatal period)

Inpatient Services

24/7 expert neonatology care | Level 3 JCIA & DHA accredited NICU | Invasive and non-invasive ventilations | High Frequency ventilation | Nitric Oxide therapy | Total Body cooling for Asphyxiated babies |Intensive phototherapy for jaundice | Insertion of central venous catheters |Lumbar Puncture | Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) | Fundoscopy | Hearing Screening | Neonatal Screening | Neonatal Echocardiography/ Paediatric Cardiology consultation | Portable Ultrasound services | Neonatal Surgeries | Neonatal Neurology

Stay at Medcare

We believe that a warm, comfortable and positive ambience can hasten healing. That’s why our hospitals don’t look like hospitals. Right from clutter-free patient care spaces to the pastel-hued décor, each and every aspect has been designed with utmost care and attention to detail, to ensure maximum comfort for the patient.

Technology

13-bed Level 3, fully-equipped, state-of-the-art neonatal critical care facility | 2 isolation beds |Transport incubator with ventilator for transferring sick babies | Breast feeding room for mothers for developmental care and bonding | NRP certified medical team