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The Pediatric at La Croix du Sud Hospital provides comprehensive, high-quality health care from birth to age 18 during more than 30,000 patient visits each year. The Hospital accommodates approximately 30,000 visits each year. Hospital staff includes board-certified pediatricians, nurses with pediatric education and experience, and subspecialists who are available for consultation. Emergency care is available through on-site access to a Level I emergency department.

Well-child care and immunizations promote optimal physical and emotional growth and development. Families benefit from child-focused care and anticipatory guidance, whether children are seen for routine health maintenance care, or complex or, chronic diseases, or acute illnesses and injuries. All patients receive the highest quality of care, regardless of ability to pay.

Neonatal Intensive Care

Babies born in this country are premature. Of these infants, more than 70 percent will be admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit. La Croix du Sud Hospital has neonatal care unit.

- La Croix du Sud specializes in caring for high-risk, premature and critically ill newborns. Board-certified Doctors are on site 24 hours a day to provide care, along with a multidisciplinary team experienced in treating premature newborns. The intensive care unit provides the latest in treatment.

- At La Croix du Sud, the 24-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit treats high-risk, premature newborns. A special care nursery is available to handle needs of low-risk newborns.