Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatrics

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
We are a ten (10) bed unit that offers care to:

  • infants born prematurely at twenty-nine (29) weeks and up
  • infants that are sick when born and up to one (1) year of age

Pediatric Unit
We are a twelve (12) bed unit that offers care to children from birth to seventeen (17) years of age.


Where We Are Located

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
We are located on the 3rd Floor of the Center Tower of the hospital.

If using the South entrance elevators, turn left off of the elevator and proceed down a long hallway.  We are halfway down the hallway on the right hand side.

If using the Center Tower elevators, turn right off of the elevator, then turn left and proceed down a long hallway.  We are halfway down the hallway on the left hand side.


Pediatric Unit
We are located on the 3rd Floor of the South Tower of the hospital.

If using the South entrance elevators, we are the first set of doors on your left (almost directly across from the elevators).

If using the Center Tower elevators, turn right off of the elevator, then turn left and proceed down a long hallway.  Pediatrics is the last door on the left hand side (almost directly across from the elevators).

What if you do not speak English or French?

If there is a language barrier, we can arrange for translation services in many different languages.  Please let us know how we can help, and we will make the necessary arrangements.

What to Bring to the Pediatric Unit

Meals for your child will be provided, but you are more than welcome to bring food from home.  Food can be stored in the small fridge in your child’s room or in the large fridge in our patient kitchen located by the main entrance to the unit.

For your convenience, there is a TV in every patient room with free cable.  You may also want to bring:

  • Laptop (Note: WIFI is not available)
  • Books
  • Clothing
  • Blanket/Comforter/Pillow
  • Electronic handheld game systems
  • Movies (a DVD player is available)
  • Pictures
  • Personal hygiene products

On the Pediatric Unit, we offer a window bed/bench for parents and caregivers should you need to lie down or spend the night.  We also offer a waiting lounge with sofa and TV for family and friends.

Accommodations for Out-of-Town Visitors

Your nurse can provide you with a list of reasonably-priced overnight accommodations close to HSN.

Note:  You may be required to provide proof of family hospitalization or ask for the “medical rate” when booking your accommodations.

Visitor Policy

Both the Pediatric Unit and NICU are locked units with a “buzzer” system for entry.  Guests will be asked to identify themselves and who they will be visiting prior to entering the unit.

Click here to view our Visitor Policy.