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Pediatrics

Pediatrics is the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. Pediatricians are specially trained to treat diseases, behavioral problems and mental health issues as they relate to children. Pediatric care includes well check-ups, vaccinations and much more.

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Newborn care in Gainesville

We provide advanced monitoring and care for newborns who need extra attention during their stay in the hospital.

At HCA Florida North Florida, we offer a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), which is the second-highest level of care that a hospital can offer a newborn. This designation means we have advanced services and equipment to care for babies with many different needs and conditions. It also means there's no need to move your baby to another hospital to get that special treatment the deserve.

Special intensive care for newborns

Our advanced equipment and services mean we can monitor your newborn baby to make sure they thrive.

NICU services

Our NICU has many advanced features and services, including:

  • 25 private rooms for newborns
  • Breast milk warmers and monitors next to every baby
  • Soft, indirect lighting to provide a calm environment for babies to heal and develop properly.
  • Transition room with private bathroom that lets parents spend the night with their baby before going home home

The staff in our NICU features two board-certified neonatologists as well as three neonatal nurse practitioners. They work with pharmacists, therapists, dieticians and other staff to provide a wide range of services to help both you and your baby get home as soon as possible.

Remote NICU monitoring for parents

Our NICU has webcam technology that allows parents and family members to view their baby remotely. Mothers who are still in the hospital following delivery will be given a tablet so they can watch their newborns from their own rooms, and other family members can access the feed from their devices using secure login information.

For questions about our NICU, please call us at (352) 333-5880.

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