Saint Francis Medical Center’s Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is known for its expertise. About half of the sick infants who receive care there are transported from other hospitals.“When babies are born with difficulty breathing or brain injuries, staff at hospitals know we have... Read more
After watching all three of her babies struggle in their first weeks of life, Blair Feldner can attest that a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a sick newborn’s best chance at thriving.Blair, who lives in Paducah, Ky., first came to Saint Francis six... Read more
When you have a very sick newborn, it is important to spend time with him or her. In Saint Francis Medical Center’s Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), doctors and nurses encourage parents to get to know their little ones.
“Just touching your newborn makes a... Read more
Critically ill newborns will receive the care they need and family members will have access to a home-like environment in Saint Francis Medical Center’s new Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).The Level III NICU moved to its new location in the Medical Center on December 10.... Read more
November is Premature Birth Awareness Month. In an effort to educate soon-to-be-mothers, Saint Francis Medical Center and the March of Dimes are teaming up to stress the importance of avoiding early delivery. The last few weeks of a pregnancy are critical for a baby’s physical and... Read more
Families with critically ill newborns will enjoy all the benefits of comfortable private rooms at Saint Francis Medical Center, thanks to support from the Medical Center’s Foundation.Saint Francis Foundation is contributing $1.5 million to help to pay for a new Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit... Read more