St. Rose Offers Care for the Tiniest Patients
The Maternal Child Center at the San Martín Campus offers a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Mothers giving birth to high risk babies can receive care at St. Rose where the Level II nursery provides advanced care for premature and ill infants born at 32 weeks or above.
The 6-bed, Level II NICU at the San Martín Campus features advanced technology and board-certified neonatologists who tend infants 24 hours a day.
Level II nurseries can also be referred to as transitional nurseries, special care nurseries or NICU step-down units. They provide care for babies who need more help or closer watching than a Level I nursery can provide.
Babies in Level II NICUs may need the following types of care:
- Monitoring for apnea spells (forgetting to breathe)
- IVs or special medications
- An incubator or other assistance to maintain their body temperature
- Feeding assistance (for example, tube feedings or special help with bottle or breast feeding).
St. Rose Dominican Hospitals is the area's only
Children's Miracle Network hospital.
St. Rose Dominican Hospitals partnered with Children's Miracle Network in January 2005. Since then, 100 percent of every dollar raised in southern Nevada goes to St. Rose Dominican Hospitals' NICU and Pediatric Centers to provide equipment, charity care, and health education for children.
To learn more about Children's Miracle Network,
To become a supporter, please call 702.616.5755.
For more information on Children's Miracle Network, visit www.childrensmiraclenetwork.org.
Some of the newborns in our Level II NICU started out at the higher acuity Level III NICU. When they no longer need the highest level of care, they are transferred to the Level II NICU at the San Martin Campus. When this occurs, it's a cause for celebration ... the baby is getting stronger and healthier. To learn more about how the transition process works, click below.
Transitioning from a Level III to a Level II Nursery
For more information on the Level II NICU at St. Rose Dominican Hospitals, please call 702.492.8622 at the San Martín Campus.
To find an OB/GYN physician, please call 702.616.4900.