Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Having a baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is often an unexpected journey. Our Milwaukee NICU is a state-of-the-art, Level IV, 70 private bed unit, the only one in the state co-located with a birth center. We offer newborn care for more than 750 infants with various health problems every year.

The unit is equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment necessary for the diagnosis and treatment of critically ill newborns. Learn more about our Milwaukee NICU facility below:


Photo of Children's NICU nurse Erin and her twin boys, Ryker and Hudson 

Meet our NICU nurse Erin and her twin boys, Ryker and Hudson. Erin received a whole new appreciation for the care that premature babies get at Children’s Wisconsin when her own twin boys were born nearly 8 weeks early. Both Ryker and Hudson spent over 5 weeks in our NICU. Read their story.