Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)

Maternal Newborn Child & Youth SCN


Did You Know?

  • In Alberta, 1 in 9 births (more than 5,000 infants each year) require admission to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for treatment (2019)
  • There are 14 NICUs in Alberta with neonatal intensive care services available in all Zones
  • The NICU Standing Committee provides a provincial forum for clinicians, families, and other stakeholders to improve care, outcomes and supports at all Alberta NICUs and address neonatal health issues from birth to discharge from the NICU