The Dedicated Teams for Mother and Newborn Care

Let’s explore the dedicated teams at V.L. Makabali Memorial Hospital that play a crucial role in ensuring safe and compassionate care for newborns and their mothers:

VLMakabali Dedicated Teams for Mother and Child Care

1. Delivery Room Team

The Delivery Room (DR) team is responsible for assisting expectant mothers during labor and childbirth.

Key members of the DR team include:

  • Obstetricians: These specialized doctors oversee the delivery process, monitor maternal health, and make critical decisions.
  • Labor and Delivery Nurses: They provide continuous support to laboring mothers, monitor fetal heart rates, and assist with pain management.
  • Anesthesiologists: If epidurals or other pain relief methods are needed, anesthesiologists administer and monitor anesthesia.
  • Midwives: Midwives play a vital role in normal deliveries, providing emotional support and guidance to mothers.
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Team: This team is ready to intervene if the newborn needs immediate resuscitation.
VLMakabali Delivery Room Team

2. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Team

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) team cares for premature or critically ill newborns who require specialized medical attention.

Key members of the NICU team include:

  • Neonatologists: These pediatricians specialize in neonatal care and manage complex medical conditions in newborns.
  • NICU Nurses: NICU nurses provide round-the-clock care, monitor vital signs, and administer medications.
  • Respiratory Therapists: They assist with breathing support, especially for premature babies with underdeveloped lungs.
  • Nutritionists: NICU nutritionists ensure that newborns receive appropriate feeding and nutrition.
  • Social Workers: Social workers support families emotionally and help navigate any challenges during their NICU journey.
VLMakabali Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

3. Teamwork and Compassion

Both teams work collaboratively to ensure the best outcomes for mothers and babies.

Their dedication, expertise, and compassion create a supportive environment for families during this critical time.

VLMakabali Teamwork and Compassion
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Dedicated healthcare professionals, including nurses and doctors, are the backbone of any hospital. Their tireless efforts contribute significantly to patient well-being and overall healthcare outcomes.