Maternity Services

Neonatal Intensive Care Units
at Capital Health

The Regional Perinatal Center at Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell is the home of Mercer County's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) as well as a Level II NICU, both located within the Josephine Plumeri Birthing Center.   

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 Medical Center - Hopewell has 22 beds (15 intensive care beds and seven intermediate beds)
  • Level II NICU at Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell has 12 beds
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