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Newborn Nurseries and NICUs 

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Your new baby is in good hands from day one. 

Our newborn nurseries are staffed by highly skilled physicians and nurses to provide your baby with top-quality 24/7 care.

From general nursery services to comprehensive neonatal intensive care units (NICU) at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - St. Louis and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, our experienced professionals are prepared to expertly handle all levels of newborn care. We even feature unique “Web Nurseries” to make photos and details of your newborn easily accessible by extended family and friends. You can rest assured that SSM Health will help to welcome your baby into your family, and the world, with loving attention designed for the best possible results.

Special Care Nurseries

Should your newborn require advanced care, our experienced specialists stand ready for every challenge. All SSM Health facilities feature an advanced (Level II) nursery staffed by highly skilled physicians and nurses. Our specialists include neonatologists and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon staff pediatricians. Trust our advanced care nursery professionals to give your newborn every possible advantage.

Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs)

For the most complicated births, we have Level IV, the highest level designation, neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) at St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis and Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. These nurseries have the equipment and expertise to care for babies born prematurely, before 32 weeks gestation or at very low birth weights.

Take a virtual tour

You can check out our newborn nurseries online from the comfort of your home with our virtual tours!