The UAMS NICU
The UAMS NICU has 58 separate, private rooms with space for up to 64 babies (because of the dedicated twin rooms). Our average daily census is around 60 babies.
More about our NICU
- We have 24/7 parent/caregiver access, with places for parents to sleep in the room with their infant(s).
- We have a dedicated milk lab within the NICU for preparation of breast milk and specialty formula feeds.
- We have Angel Eye cameras in every patient room, for families to see their infants when they cannot be physically present with them.
- There is attending physician in-hospital coverage 24/7.
Ten steps to Successful Breastfeeding
WHO and UNICEF launched the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) in 1991 to help motivate facilities providing maternity and newborn services worldwide to implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.Learn More