Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
NICU - 4th Floor
1540 Maple Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
- (716) 568-6860
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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital has opened a brand new state-of–the–art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) specializing in the care of ill or premature infants.
The NICU at Millard Suburban offers parents and newborns in the northtowns advanced neonatal care close to home. With experienced advanced care practitioners from the Regional Perinatal Center at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, increased access to pediatric subspecialists, highly experienced registered nurses and a compassionate multidisciplinary care team; newborns can receive critical care and remain in the same facility as their mom.
The 10 bed unit offers comfortable contemporary accommodations for newborns and parents. The single family room design provides a spacious private room so that parents can room in with their child. The goal of the private room is to reduce infant stress, manage environmental challenges and provide individualized care specific to each infant’s needs. It also assists families by allowing them to become part of the team caring for their newborn. Parent’s learn the baby’s cues and are able to bond with their child. Rooming in is highly recommended for all newborns and the single room design allows that to occur for premature and ill infants as well.
With parents encouraged to room in with their babies, a family bathroom and shower are also located on the unit and lockers are provided in each room.
A family waiting area on the NICU is equipped with a TV, computer and internet access, refrigerator, and microwave for your convenience.
This special care nursery provides care to infants weighing more than 3lbs, 5 oz and/or more than 32 weeks gestation who are moderately ill. Infants with more complex medical needs will be transferred to the level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo (WCHOB) by the Neonatal Transport Team, which consists of neonatal nurse practitioners and specially trained neonatal respiratory therapists who are able provide stabilization and transport to WCHOB.