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The NICU at Sparrow Children's Center provides intensive around-the-clock care for premature newborn babies and sick full-term babies. Sparrow's NICU team is committed to providing both leading-edge technology and outstanding patient care.

NICU Team at work

Each year Sparrow's NICU cares for nearly 600 acutely ill infants from throughout mid-Michigan. Under the supervision of Michigan State University Neonatal faculty, specially trained nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals on the NICU team provide each infant with care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Sparrow's NICU offers multiple treatment options and specialized equipment designed to support each infant's developmental needs.