The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides care for babies born prematurely or with health challenges. Connecticut Children’s is known for this highly specialized care – and for providing a supportive, comforting experience for families when they need it most.

Connecticut Children’s provides Level 3 NICU care at UConn Health in Farmington, which includes care for very small or very sick newborn babies.

Care From Leaders in Neonatology

As a Level 3 NICU, Connecticut Children’s NICU at UConn Health provides comprehensive care to critically ill infants, including advanced respiratory support, advanced imaging technologies, and access to a full range of pediatric medical subspecialties.

The NICU is staffed by Connecticut Children’s board-certified neonatal physicians, and all team members have specialty education in the care of newborns.

Located just down the hall from labor and delivery in UConn Health, our NICU is designed to surround you and your baby with all the support and expertise you need.

A Closer Look at Our Award-Winning Care

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Inside the NICU