Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at LewisGale Hospital Montgomery

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery is home to a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), also called a special care nursery. Our hospital in Blacksburg, Virginia, is proud to offer specialized newborn care for infants with minor neonatal concerns and babies born between 32 and 35 weeks of gestation.

To learn more about our neonatal intensive care unit, please call LewisGale Hospital Montgomery at (540) 951-1111.

Our neonatal intensive care unit offers a family waiting room where parents and loved ones can catch up on work, spend time with other family members, find educational resources and communicate with your child's caregivers.

Our NICU is equipped to care for newborns experiencing mild health problems such as jaundice or smaller-than-average infants. In the event advanced care is needed, we provide transport to one of our partner facilities.

Baby-Friendly® designated facility

Designated as a baby friendly hospital

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery is recognized as a Baby-Friendly® hospital, which means we offer complete care and best practices for encouraging mother-baby bonding and breastfeeding support. You can rely on our expert team of maternity specialists to provide superior care for you and your baby.

Visiting the NICU

The neonatal intensive care unit at LewisGale Hospital Montgomery is located within our birthing center, which is in the rear of the hospital. Parents and visitors may use the designated birthing center entrance. There is free parking available outside of this entrance for your convenience.

We welcome parents, grandparents, siblings and loved ones to spend as much time with their new family member as they wish, though we ask that visitors are limited to two at a time within the room. There is no age restriction for visitors coming to our NICU.

NICU at LewisGale Regional Health System

The neonatal intensive care unit provides critical care to newborns who are ill or premature. Many factors may lead to a newborn being admitted to the NICU, including low birth weight or complications during delivery. The NICU staff works closely with parents to develop a treatment plan for their newborn.

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