Wasie NICU at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
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Wasie NICU at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is the largest NICU in Broward county and one of eleven Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Centers (RPICC) in Florida. Our dedicated team is committed to providing specialized care to high-risk pregnancies and 24/7 neonatal intensive care services to critically ill and low birth weight newborns.
Our 84-bed Level IV NICU offers the highest level of neonatal care for your baby. Our focus is on family-centered care – meaning you will be a part of your baby’s care starting on their first day in the NICU. Our Wasie NICU neonates receive comprehensive, multidisciplinary attention from our dedicated NICU care team. We are also a cooling center destination in Broward County for babies with Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy.
Sister NICUs: Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Hospital Miramar
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is proud to offer skilled NICU care to multiple communities in Broward county with our Level III NICUs at Memorial West and Memorial Miramar. These facilities offer advanced neonatal care for babies born at or after 32 weeks gestation.
The West and Miramar NICU teams work closely with our comprehensive maternity program to coordinate care for babies who need specialized attention following birth. The sister NICUs provide 24/7 care, as well as lactation support, vaccines and newborn screenings, skin-to-skin for both parents and secure access to NICVIEW webcams to keep an eye on your baby anytime you have to step away from their bedside.
The Wasie Level IV NICU at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital provides the highest level of neonatal care. We are a nationally-recognized referral center and a proud partner of many state-wide and national neonatal organizations, including:
- Florida Neonatology Neurologic Network
- Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative
- Vermont Oxford Network
Proud Partner of the BPD Collaborative
The Wasie NICU is a proud partner of the Chronic Lung Disease/BPD Collaborative. This group features multiple institutions working together to help facilitate positive outcomes for our bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) patients. The Chronic Lung Disease/BPD Collaborative shares data, creates comprehensive quality initiatives and facilitates multidisciplinary research to help neonatologists provide the best possible care for infants with BPD.