You want the best for your baby, starting on their very first day. Count on the experienced neonatologists, pediatricians and nurses at Mount Auburn Hospital (MAH) to work with you to ensure your little one gets the care and attention they need. At Bain Birthing Center, you’re encouraged to room-in, keeping your baby in your room with you. Your baby also may visit the nursery for routine screenings and treatments. Level IIA Nursery
When your baby needs special attention, trust the skilled physicians and nurses at Mount Auburn Hospital to provide the care he or she needs.
As a Level IIA (special care) nursery, the neonatologists—pediatricians with advanced training in caring for premature or ill newborns—and skilled nursing staff have the expertise and technology to stabilize any newborn and to care for babies born at 34 weeks gestation or older who do not need advanced respiratory support. Our newly renovated Nursery includes 10 private rooms offering around-the-clock expert care for newborns requiring advanced care. The units allow you to remain in the room with your baby with nurses close by. A virtual visiting room, “NICView,” will soon offer a camera stream for parents and loved ones to be able to see the baby while at home. As part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, MAH coordinates seamless transfer for newborns needing specialty care at a Level III or IV neonatal intensive care unit. Rest assured that your baby is in good hands at Mount Auburn Hospital.
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You’re an important part of your baby’s care team, you’ll find multiple ways to stay involved and informed while your baby is in our special care nursery. Take advantage of:
Unlimited visiting hours for parents
Rooming in – One parent can stay overnight at the newborn’s bedside to assist in cares overnight
Daily rounds – Bedside meetings where doctors and nurses discuss your child’s current condition and treatment plan
Family meetings as needed – Dedicated time to sit down with your baby’s physician to discuss and plan care, as well as get answers to your questions
Support for breastfeeding – We offer daily lactation support. Pump at your baby’s bedside where your milk will stay in a dedicated breastmilk fridge for your infant.
Social work support – We have a dedicated Maternal and Child Health social worker who has regular hours to provide support for our families.
Count on 24/7 access to your baby’s nurses and doctors no matter where you are. If you need to leave the hospital, we’ll give you a direct phone number to the nursery so you can call any time with questions or concerns.
Providers and their patients can rely on the experienced staff at Mount Auburn Hospital, and we look forward to ensuring our newborns and families get the specialty care and support they require.