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Center for Children and Families - Neurobehavioral Consult Services

The Neurobehavioral Consult Service provides a neurobehavioral assessment to examine the neurobehavioral organization, neurological, motor development, active and passive tone, and signs of stress and withdrawal of the at-risk and drug-exposed infant.

When should an infant be referred?
ALL infants born at Women & Infants Hospital who have been exposed to illicit drugs, psychotropic medication, or who have neurobehavioral concerns such as excessive irritability or poor sleep should be referred for NNNS consult.

What should the doctor's order state?
The order should be written to read "Neurobehavioral Consult."

Making a referral
Please leave a message at (401) 274-1122, ext. 43368. The clinician will be paged. Leave the following information:

  • Infant name
  • Floor/room number
  • Date of birth and anticipated discharge date
  • Reason for referral (drug exposure, motor or other developmental concerns, irritability)

For more information, call (401) 274-1122, ext. 48935.

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