Maternity Services

Neonatal Intensive Care at Capital Health

The Regional Perinatal Center at Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell provides neonatal care, including Mercer County's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), located within the Josephine Plumeri Birthing Center.   


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

In addition, Capital Health was chosen as New Jersey's first site to house the March of Dimes NICU Family Support Program. The Family Support Program provides information and emotional support to families of critically ill newborns being cared for in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Capital Health is 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.

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