NICU Care Specialists

If your baby comes into the world facing any kind of medical or surgical challenge, our highly skilled teams of Nemours neonatologists (newborn medicine specialists) can give you immediate care right when you need it. Our Neonatology specialists provide compassionate expert care in technologically advanced Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU).

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1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
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To ask a question about our neonatology care, please call us at (302) 651-4000. We promise to do whatever it takes to treat your baby as we would our own.


At Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, we offer comprehensive, compassionate, around-the-clock newborn care in our technologically advanced Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Providing the highest level of care for critically ill newborns, we are the only Level IV NICU in the state of Delaware.

Here for you and your little one right from the very start, our NICU environment truly recognizes the important role you play in the care and healing process of your baby.

Our Neonatology Team

Help Even Before Your Baby Is Born


As Delaware’s only Level IV NICU, we provide care for the most critically ill infants, with onsite cardiothoracic surgery and the state’s only neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) center.

We provide services to ventilator-dependent infants, including a comprehensive teaching program for parents about tracheostomy (a plastic tube inserted directly into the trachea) and ventilators (machines that help babies breathe).

Types of Support Services

Transport to Our NICU

Family-Centered Amenities in Our NICU

A Hospital Where’ll You’ll Feel Right at Home

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