Why Choose Connecticut Children’s Neonatology

Connecticut Children’s highly skilled neonatology team cares for babies born prematurely or with health challenges, offering a supportive, compassionate experience for families when they have a newborn in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Our neonatologists will work closely with your obstetric and maternal-fetal medicine teams as well as other Connecticut Children’s pediatric specialists – such as in pediatric surgery, cardiology, neurology, genetics, and other medical and surgical specialties – to ensure the best care experience for your baby and family.

Through our Care Alliances and partnerships with other community health systems, we are bringing our expert care closer to families throughout the region. Connecticut Children’s provides neonatology and newborn care at 14 NICUs and delivery units across Connecticut and eastern New York, ensuring high-quality newborn care is always close to home.

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Our Neonatology Expertise

Your Neonatology Specialists

Connecticut Children’s board-certified neonatologists, neonatal advanced practitioners and NICU nurses have advanced training to care for babies born prematurely or with health challenges.

Inside the NICUs

Connecticut Children’s staffs neonatal intensive care units throughout Connecticut and eastern New York. Learn what you can expect if your baby is in our care, including our focus on family-centered care. 

Improving Outcomes and Guiding Best Practices

Our team engages in basic, clinical and translational areas of investigation that include breastfeeding and necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).

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Connecticut Children’s NICU at Hartford Hospital

80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT06102
United States

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Connecticut Children’s NICU at UConn Health Center

263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT06032
United States

Our Affiliate Locations

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Connecticut Children’s Specialists at Backus Hospital

326 Washington Street
Norwich, CT06360
United States

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Connecticut Children’s Specialists at Day Kimball Healthcare

320 Pomfret Street
Putnam, CT06260
United States

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Connecticut Children’s Specialists at Eastern Connecticut Health Network

71 Haynes Street
Manchester, CT06040
United States

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Connecticut Children’s Specialists at Midstate Medical Center

435 Lewis Avenue
Meriden, CT06451
United States

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Connecticut Children’s Specialists at St. Vincent’s Medical Center

2800 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT06606
United States

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Connecticut Children’s Specialists at The Hospital of Central Connecticut

100 Grand Street
New Britain, CT06050
United States

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Connecticut Children’s Specialists Pediatric Care at Danbury Hospital

24 Hospital Avenue
Danbury, CT06810
United States

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Connecticut Children’s Specialists Pediatric Care at Norwalk Hospital

34 Maple Street
Norwalk, CT06850
United States

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New York Children’s Medical Provider Services, P.C., at Northern Dutchess Hospital

6511 Spring Brook Avenue
Rhinebeck, NY12572
United States

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Supporting NICU Grads

When you’re ready to bring your baby home, your care team is with you every step of the way. That includes communicating with your baby’s primary care pediatrician and, if needed, helping you find support for ongoing clinical care needs or community services through Connecticut Children’s Center for Care Coordination. 

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Neonatology Resources

Birth to Three

Connecticut’s Birth to Three System strengthens the capacity of families to meet the developmental and health-related needs of their infants and toddlers who have delays or disabilities.

Care 4 Kids

Sponsored by Connecticut’s Department of Social Services (DSS), Care 4 Kids helps low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for childcare costs. For more information, call 888.214.KIDS (5437).

Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH)

Connecticut offers several programs and services to enhance the well-being of parents and children across the state. The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program provides nutrition and breastfeeding support to eligible pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age five.

Connecticut Family Support Network

The Connecticut Family Support Network is a statewide network of families who have children with disabilities and special healthcare needs. For more information, call 860.430.5679.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

The Connecticut Department of Rehabilitation Services provides deaf and hard of hearing services to those in need. For more information, call 860.231.1690 (TTY/voice).

Hispanic Health Council

The Hispanic Health Council aims to improve the health and social well-being of Latinos and other diverse communities. It provides bilingual support on topics including breastfeeding and parenting along with many other services.

Parents Available to Help (PATH)

PATH is a network of families providing informational and emotional support to others who have a child with developmental or health related needs. For more information, call 203.234.9554.

Safe Kids Connecticut

Safe Kids Connecticut is a statewide network of people and organizations who work together to prevent childhood injury, and offers car seat checks and fitting stations throughout the year. For more information, call 860.545.9988.

La Leche League

La Leche League helps mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education. Breastfeeding is personal experience, and a connection with local breastfeeding mothers provides personalized support and encouragement.

Little Hearts

Little Hearts is a national organization providing support, education, resources, networking, and hope to families affected by congenital heart defects.

March of Dimes

The March of Dimes helps moms have full-term pregnancies and researches the problems that threaten the health of babies. 

Multiples of America

Multiples of America is dedicated to supporting families of multiple birth children through education, research, and networking.

National Down Syndrome Society

The National Down Syndrome Society is a national advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.

Spina Bifida Association

The Spina Bifida Association promotes the prevention of Spina Bifida and aims to enhance the lives of all affected.

United Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities.

United Ostomy Associations of America

The United Ostomy Associations of America is a national organization to provide support, information and advocacy to ostomates and their caregivers.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides information, education and recommendations about childhood vaccines and immunizations. The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities focuses on protecting people who are especially vulnerable to health risks – babies, children, people with blood disorders, and people with disabilities.

Vaccinate Your Family

In conjunction with the CDC, Vaccinate Your Family aims to protect all children from vaccine-preventable diseases by raising prenatal awareness for timely infant immunizations.