The HIPPO Study observes the effects of 3 commonly used NICU medications for preterm infants. The three medications being studied are fentanyl, acetaminophen and furosemide.
Parents and families play an important role in the NICU. Here are some things you can do to promote safety and help to protect your baby from infection.
Trusted by neonatologists for more than 40 years, Klaus and Fanaroff's Care of the High-Risk Neonate provides unique, authoritative coverage of technological and medical advances in this challenging field, and includes personal and practical editorial comments that are the hallmark of this renowned text. The 7th Edition helps you take advantage of recent advances in the NICU that have improved patient care, outcomes, and quality of life, with new coverage of genetics and imaging, new cases and…
Parent Partners are a group of volunteers who have had babies in the NICU. We're here to help you parent in the NICU and to support you while you're here.
The IWK is transforming our NICU from open-bay care sites to pri-vate, single family rooms. This is one of the largest and most complex redevelopment projects ever undertaken at the IWK. We are remaining open through re-development and must proceed safely – which means incorporat-ing a phased approach.
You are the most important people in your baby’s life and important members of the IWK Health Centre's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) team. As a family, it is important for you to be with your baby as much as you can. We encourage you to be with your baby 24/7.