Infants needing surgery require special attention, and a unique feature of CHOC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides just that.
Neonatology / NICU
Breastfeeding mothers are providing their babies with nutrients to help ensure their growth, but what about mom’s diet?
This summer, CHOC is initiating a breast milk donation service that will allow women to donate extra breast milk in the name of CHOC.
Common birth defects include: heart defects, cleft lip, cleft palate, Down syndrome and spina bifida. Birth defects can be minor to severe.
Parents of premature infants face many new challenges as they help their special infant grow, and breastfeeding is often one of them.
In this CHOC Radio segment, Dr. Tony Soliman addresses this serious health concern and offers tips for mitigating the risk of preterm labor.
CHOC’s extremely low birth weight program addresses the unique needs of infants born at less than 28 weeks and weighing less than 1000 grams.