We aim to provide the highest standards of care for newborn infants and support their families. We will strive to provide holistic care for the vulnerable infants leading to intact survival

  • Our smallest baby weighed 500gm and was 25 weeks preterm. More than 6000 babies have been treated successfully
  • High standard of care: 1:1 nursing care with a resident pediatrician 24X7 to attend all deliveries at the hospital.
  • Senior consultant available round-the-clock for expert care.
  • The Neonatal unit is equipped with all the latest gadgets and equipment for neonatal care
  • Treatment of a full spectrum of neonatal medical and surgical diseases.

Neonatal services:

  • Neonatal intensive care unit with ventilation, CPAP units, HFNC units.
  • Antenatal counseling
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity screening
  • Hearing screening - OAE
  • USG cranium
  • Functional echocardiography
  • Lactation counseling
  • Kangaroo Mother Care
  • Neonatal surgery by senior pediatric surgeons
  • Neonatal transport services available 24X7
  • Immunisation
  • Follow up clinics - Neurodevelopment and Early Stimulation Clinic
  • Cardiac Screening - By pulse oximetry for heart disease
  • Newborn screening for congenital cataract by direct ophthalmoscopy
  • Universal newborn screening for congenital diseases
  • Tandem Mass Spectrometry for inborn errors of metabolism

Unit structure

  • 12 bedded state of the art NICU
  • 8 Ventilator beds with air/ oxygen/ suction ports
  • Separate inborn and out born units
  • 2 isolation cots
  • Luxurious mother rooms
  • Consulting and counseling room
  • Breastfeeding and kangaroo mother care
  • CPAP + HFNC Units
  • Continuous positive airway pressure devices and high flow nasal cannula units
  • Delivery room CPAP
  • INSURE technique of surfactant administration

    Uniqe features

  • 24 hours on site presence of trained Neonatal Consultant
  • Conventional and High Frequency Ventilation, Volume guarantee ventilation
  • In house blood gas machine
  • Ultrasound machine for Neonatal functional ECHO and Cranial ultrasound
  • Excellent transport facilities with transport incubator and fully equipped ambulance
  • Dedicated Neonatal transport consultant for ambulance transfers throughout Kerala
  • Closed incubators for extremely premature infants
  • Dedicated Neonatal nursing staff and doctors
  • Parenteral nutrition therapy
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Special appreciation by NABH audit team