PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Who we areEvery baby is special and needs the nurturing that loving parents provide in order to thrive. Sometimes, babies are even more fragile, born with special medical needs. PeaceHealth Southwest offers specialized treatment for these newborns in the Holtzman Twins Special Care Nursery/Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
The Holtzman Twins Special Care Nursery is housed within PeaceHealth Southwest’s Family Birth Center. The nursery is designed to keep mom and baby close by offering private rooms with sleeping accommodations, so parents can be near their baby at all times.
A recent expansion of the Holtzman Twins Special Care Nursery and the NICU has increased capacity so we can better care for even more of these special babies and their families. We’re grateful to the David and Patricia Nierenberg family for the donation that made this expansion possible.
What we doWe offer state-of-the-art-technology, dedicated respiratory service for the newborn, a dedicated pharmacy specializing in newborns, and specialized nursing staff certified in neonatal intensive care nursery.
Our experienced team of board-certified neonatologists or neonatal nurse practitioners, from OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital's nationally ranked Neonatal Care Center, are on staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.