Neonatology

Neonatology encompasses the following services:

Neonatology is committed to providing high quality family-integrated care (FICare). The goal of FICare is to support the partnership between parents and staff, promote parent-baby interactions and to build parent confidence. 

FICare places parents at the centre of care-giving for their baby and strives to:
  • provide optimal care for all babies admitted to the neonatal units
  • ensure parents are involved in the decision making and care for their baby
  • support parents to care for their babies by educating them on mouth-care, cleaning, washing, feeding and kangaroo-care
  • promote the parent-baby bond
  • empower parents through education and support
  • prepare families for discharge         
  • provide support and home visiting after discharge to babies who require follow-up care.

Last Updated: 22/06/2021