The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NNICU) at Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital is a special unit for infants born preterm and other critically ill newborns. The unit is specially designed to care for infants with state-of-the-art lifesaving equipment and our board-certified neonatologists who deliver around-the-clock lifesaving newborn care. The NNICU is also one of 6 Regional Referral Centers for the Perinatal System in Georgia.
Our neonatology medical team includes many specialists that care for infants in the NNICU.
- Neonatal nurse practitioners
- Neonatal nurses
- Social workers
- Respiratory therapists
- Child Life Specialists
- Occupational & physical therapists
- Pastoral Care
- Lactation consultants
- Palliative Care & Support Groups
- Neonatal Transport Team
Other services include the Neonatal Transport Team which provides intensive care to infants while being transported in one of our specially designed ambulances equipped with state of the art technology. Our NNICU is one of 6 Regional Referral Centers for the Perinatal System in Georgia. For more information on referrals, call our transfer center at 478-633-4893.