CHOC child life specialists and parents play an important role in helping siblings cope when their new sibling is in the NICU.
Neonatology / NICU
No expectant mom wants to imagine bonding with her newborn in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) instead of a home nursery.
CHOC has a trained and experienced team that includes perinatologists, neonatologists, pediatric surgeons and NICU nurses to help.
Alicia underwent several surgeries in her early days of life to repair a congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), a hole in the diaphragm.
Infantile hemangiomas are the most common of benign tumors in children, and most often occur in the head or neck area.
CHOC’s Small Baby Unit is the only unit of its kind in Southern California, designed to improve outcomes for premies.
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