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Published on August 25, 2020

Level 1B Nursery Approved For Milford Regional Medical Center

Milford Regional Medical Center (Milford Regional) has been licensed and approved by the Department of Public Health to operate a Level 1B Continuing Care Nursery within The Maternity Center. The new designation allows Milford Regional to provide a broader range of services to newborns that require additional specialized care and support.

Milford Regional’s Level 1B nursery is designed to accommodate the extra care, comfort and needs of late preterm babies at 35 weeks and beyond, as well as those with health issues.  It is equipped with the latest technologies, including:

  • Cardiopulmonary monitors
  • LED phototherapy lights for elevated bilirubin levels
  • Radiant warming units
  • Resuscitation and stabilization care centers
  • IV infusion pumps
  • Isolettes
  • Donor milk
  • Oxygen therapy

 

“Those who lead and work within The Maternity Center at Milford Regional have been diligent and focused in their effort to achieve a Level 1B designation which provides greater specialized care for our newborns,” says Edward J. Kelly, president & CEO of Milford Regional Medical Center. “Our Maternity team is to be congratulated for their dedication to serving our newest members of the community with the very best care.”


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