Welcome to Neonatal care at The Karolinska University Hospital
Most newborn children are healthy. But one in ten will need medical care after birth. Common reasons are prematurity, birth complications, respiratory disorders, neonatal jaundice, infectious diseases and deformities. This website provides information about neonatal care at Karolinska University Hospital.
What is NIDCAP?
The Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) is a philosophy of care which takes an individualised, relationship-based and family-integrated approach that focuses on the baby.
More about neonatal care
Common neonatal diagnoses
Find out more about common illnesses and diagnoses treated at the neonatal wards.
Developmental stages week by week
Find out more about the level of development of premature and full-term babies during different weeks of pregnancy.
Click here for explanations for commonly used terms within neonatal care – examination methods, treatments, medical devices and equipment.
Feeding your baby
How to feed you child - breastfeeding, cup feeding, bottle feeding and tube feeding.
Caring for your baby
Tips on diaper change, daily washing, weighing, bathing and cleaning your baby.
Webbredaktör: Sara Dinwiddie