High Risk Pregnancy
If you’re experiencing a high risk pregnancy, Baton Rouge General
is uniquely prepared to care for you and your baby every step of the way.
Our birth center is backed by the extensive resources of our full service
hospital, including adult and pediatric subspecialists like maternal-fetal
medicine and neonatology.
The maternal-fetal medicine clinic cares for women who have a high risk
pregnancy. Our specialists will work with your OBGYN, family practitioners
and certified nurse midwives to manage complex conditions during pregnancy.
If your OB refers you to the maternal-fetal medicine clinic, you will
continue regular office visits and your chosen OB, Family Practitioner
or midwife will still deliver your baby.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Most babies are born healthy and full term. In the event a newborn requires
intensive care services, parents can rest assured their little one will
be well taken care of in our Certified Level 3 Regional Neonatal Intensive
Care Unit (NICU). Services include:
- 24-hour in-house presence of advanced practice neonatal nurse practitioners
Access to numerous pediatric sub-specialties including:
- Physical therapists
- Occupational therapists
- Speech therapists
- Generous visitation hours for parents and siblings
- Full parental involvement in baby’s treatment and progress
- Parents are given the opportunity to room-in prior to bringing baby home
For more questions or more information about our Neonatal Intensive Care
Unit, please call (225) 763-4145.
Adult Intensive Care
In the rare circumstance a mother needs a higher level of care, our comprehensive
adult intensive care unit is available and supported by a multidisciplinary
team of specialists.