Neonatology

Neonatology is the medical specialty of pediatrics that consists of the medical care of newborn babies, especially the ill or premature newborn. A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is usually a practice for the hospital that is devoted to the care of critically sick babies. Neonatologists may also act as general pediatricians, providing well on the newborn evaluation and care in the hospital where they are based.