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Specialist Care Baby Unit (SCBU)

Specialist care for babies who are born early or become unwell

  • The neonatal units at North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals care for sick babies and premature infants
  • While in special care, a paediatrician is in charge of baby's care in the nursery
  • The nurses in the special care nursery all have training and experience in the care of sick babies
  • If your baby is very premature and needs the assistance of a ventilator (breathing machine), they be transferred for care at a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Auckland City Hospital
  • Deliveries before 32 weeks¬†gestation would normally be delivered at Auckland City Hospital

Specialist Care Baby Unit (SCBU)

Healthpoint provides up-to-date information about our services at Waitemata DHB. Find out more about our SCBU services

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