Special Care Facilities
Special Care Nursery
Rouge Valley Ajax and Pickering has a level 2B special care nursery. The level 2B designation means that the hospital can deliver and care for babies as premature as 32 weeks gestation. Special care nursery services include supporting premature infants, administering antibiotics, phototherapy, and more.
Rouge Valley Ajax and Pickering: 905-683-2320 ext. 1224
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Rouge Valley Centenary has an advanced level 2C neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The level 2C designation means that the hospital can deliver and care for babies as premature as 30 weeks gestation.
This highly-specialized facility is a part of the Birthing and Newborn Centre and provides care to support the advanced health care needs of high-risk newborns. NICU services include supporting premature infants, providing invasive and non-invasive ventilation, managing central lines, feeding, administering antibiotics, phototherapy, and more.
This state-of-the-art unit features:
Four private, care-by-parent rooms, which allow parents and newborns to be in the same space while still in the hospital after an extended NICU stay
Two overnight hostel rooms for mothers and families who have been discharged before their newborns are ready to go home
Rouge Valley Centenary: 416-281-7231