High Risk/NICU/CHOP

We’ve Planned for When Things Don’t Go as Planned

There are times when delivering a baby isn’t as simple as you’d hoped. When this happens, it’s important to know that Grand View Hospital has the Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to manage expected and unexpected complications.


CHOP Affiliation and NICU

Equipped with the latest technology, our six-bed Level II NICU is equipped to care for babies born as early as 32 weeks’ gestation or babies with unexpected medical complications, close to home.

Staffed by physicians from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the NICU team collaborates to ensure your baby receives the very best care.

The neonatology team includes:

  • Board-certified neonatologist from CHOP
  • International board-certified lactation consultants (IBCLCs)
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Social workers

To help ease any feelings you have about being separated from your baby, the NICU is outfitted with the NicView baby cam that allows you to check in on your baby at any time using your smartphone.


Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Our Maternal-Fetal Medicine program provides care for women with both normal and complicated pregnancy situations, such as multiples pregnancies, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, advanced maternal age and other risk factors. We will work closely with your OB/GYN to ensure your pregnancy is safe for you and your baby.

Please note that you will need a physician’s order or prescription from your obstetrician/gynecologist to receive maternal-fetal medicine services.

Our comprehensive maternal-fetal consultation services include the following evaluations:

  • Mother’s medical condition(s)
  • Obstetric complications
  • History of previous obstetric complications, including preeclampsia, preterm birth, abruption and fetal loss
  • Genetic risk factors
  • Unusual symptoms

Our genetic counseling services include:

  • Preconception counseling
  • Personal or family history of risk factors
  • Ethnicity-related risk factors
  • In vitro fertilization
  • Infertility
  • Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)

Our advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures:

Take comfort in knowing that through Grand View Health you have access to leading-edge diagnostics, procedures, screenings and tests including:

  • 3-D ultrasound
  • Amniocentesis to detect chromosomal abnormalities and fetal infections
  • Cell-free fetal DNA prenatal screening for chromosomal disorders
  • Detailed fetal ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis
  • Fetal blood sampling
  • Genetic counseling and education
  • Genetic ultrasound
  • Maternal-fetal medicine resources
  • Sequential screening and nuchal translucency to assess your developing baby’s risk of having Down syndrome