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Woman And Infants
Woman And Infants
Newborn Health  Newborn Health at Women & Infants
"Our vision is to provide excellent care to babies and their families, and in doing so, to be recognized internationally as a leader in the fields of newborn clinical care, education and research."
Neonatal Intensive Care
Nearly 25% of newborns at W&I are born to high-risk mothers; 11% of whom are premature. The W&I NICU provides comprehensive care with the coordinated efforts of social workers, occupational therapists, nutritionists, respiratory therapists, neonatal nurses, neonatal nurse practitioners, neonatal-perinatal fellows, attending neonatologists and pediatricians.
» NICU Parents Handbook

As the birthing place to more than 8,500 babies each year, the Department of Pediatrics at W&I cares for newborns from the edges of viability to full-term newborns, in the hospital and after discharge. Babies born at W&I represent more than 75% of those born in Rhode Island each year, as well as many from southeastern Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut.
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Neonatal Follow-Up Program
The Neonatal Follow-Up Program provides assessments and clinical management of high risk infants from birth to nine years of age, offering comprehensive follow-up care for neonates discharged from our neonatal programs and rehabilitation services for infants with physical disabilities. The goal is to support growth and development for all babies while providing psychosocial support for high risk mothers and infants and serving as a consultant for their primary care providers.
» FAQ:Neonatal Follow-up Program
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High-Risk Obstetrics
Women & Infants tends to women who are at risk of delivering prematurely or who encounter other pregnancy-related complications that warrant close monitoring. This in-patient, high-risk obstetrical unit specializes in the diagnostic testing and treatment of women with high-risk pregnancies.

Maternal Fetal Medicine
The Maternal-Fetal Medicine service, comprised of trained and certified specialists, is available to provide prenatal care and delivery for any patient with a high-risk pregnancy.

Center for Obstetric & Consultative Medicine
The Center for Obstetric & Consultative Medicine is the clinical consultative support provided by the Academic Division of Obstetric Medicine, a team of board certified internists with specialized training in medical problems in pregnancy. The Division of Obstetric Medicine has an academic teaching component with Brown University Medicine Residents and Fellows.

Prenatal Diagnosis Center (PDC)

The Prenatal Diagnosis Center of Women & Infants Hospital provides specialized diagnostic and therapeutic services to pregnant women and their fetuses. In addition, the Prenatal Diagnosis Center offers comprehensive screening and counseling services aimed at helping the patient and her physician better understand her pregnancy.
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