Lady Dufferin Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a state of the art facility WHO certified Baby Friendly NICU with latest equipment including incubators and ventilators for the new borns. High quality healthcare facilities are provided to all the newborns who are premature, with low birth weight or have a medical condition that requires specialized treatment irrespective of their parents’ affordability.

At LDH NICU there are three different levels of care provided:

  • INTENSIVE CARE is provided for babies who have serious medical problems, are premature (born more than three months early) and/or have extremely low birth weight (less than 1500 grams).
  • HIGH DEPENDENCY CARE is provided for babies with less serious problems but need to be kept under observation and support.
  • LOW DEPENDENCY CARE is provided for babies who do not require continuous observation