Newborn and fetal care

Children's Wisconsin's NICU is a regional leader

Children's NICU is one of the region's top destinations for the care of newborns and fetuses with complex medical and surgical needs, before or after birth. The Fetal Concerns Center offers comprehensive care coordination for families and work in partnership with the providers who offer a variety of fetal interventions. We have Wisconsin's largest level IV NICU and care for the region's high-risk newborns. Our comprehensive program is nationally recognized for our interdisciplinary approach, physician expertise and consistently high measures in safety, quality and outcomes.

Why choose Children's for newborn and fetal care?

Families across the nation trust Children's for compassionate, comprehensive and cutting edge fetal care at the Fetal Concerns Center for their children before birth. The staff in our state-of-the-art, Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) in Milwaukee and Neenah care for infants with a variety of diagnosis ranging from prematurity to complex medical and surgical problems.

Top-level newborn care in two locations

Children's offers state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) in two locations:

  • In Milwaukee, our level IV, 70-bed NICU cares for more than 750 critically ill babies each year, including premature babies, those with birth defects and those requiring immediate surgery.
  • In Neenah, Wis., our level III, 22-bed NICU provides critical care to premature and sick infants in northeast Wisconsin.
MCW affiliation

Many of our specialists are faculty members of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Learn why this matters.