During the first few hours after admission to the neonatal intensive care unit, you will be asked to list who may visit your child and under what conditions they may visit. Until then, only legal guardians and grandparents will be allowed past the security doors. You may change this list at any time.
Entry and exit of the care area is not allowed during nursing shift changes. This gives the highest protection to your child’s health information. Shift changes are from:
We recognize that every family is unique, and every day in the NICU is different. As special situations come up, the nurse caring for your child may adjust these guidelines. Please understand that her/his decision will be based not only on your situation, but that of the entire unit. If you have any concerns please discuss them with a team leader, who is available at all times.