Neonatal Intensive Care Units
at Capital Health
The Regional Perinatal Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center is the home of Mercer County's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Capital Health also has a level II NICU in the Josephine Plumeri Birthing Center at Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell.
Capital Health is one of only two hospitals in the country to achieve The Joint Commission certification for Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Preterm Infants. In March 2012, Capital Health became only the second hospital in New Jersey to receive Baby Friendly status for its commitment to providing comprehensive support and education for breastfeeding mothers and their infants.
The NICU includes:
- 24/7 in-house obstetrical, neonatal, anesthesiology and midwifery coverage
- 7 board-certified neonatologists in-house 24/7
- Level III NICU at Capital Health Regional Medical Center has 22 beds (15 intensive care beds and seven intermediate beds)
- Level II NICU at Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell has 12 beds