Why St. Luke's is the better choice

  St. Luke's Mercy
Care for 11,107+NICU babies X  
Care for extremely low birth weight babies (less than 2lbs 3 oz) X  
Care for highest-risk mothers in Cedar Rapids X  
Private NICU rooms for baby and family X X
National Award Winner in Family-Centered Care X  
Cooling blanket therapy

X

 
NICU transport team X  
High Frequency Ventilation X  
Inhaled Nitric Oxide (for Pulmonary Hypertension of a newborn) X  

 



 
St. Luke's
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High quality, comparable outcomes for babies of all gestational ages

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X


Care for extremely low birth weight babies (less than 2lbs 3 oz)
X
X


On-site Ronald McDonald Family Room (with sleeping accommodations)

X
 


Free on-site parking

X



Spacious private rooms (with daybed, rocking chair and recliner) for baby and family

X
 


Cooling blanket therapy


X


X
 


National Family-Centered Care Award Winner

X
 


High Frequency Ventilation
X
 X


Inhaled Nitric Oxide (for Pulmonary Hypertension of a newborn)
X
 x


 Skilled Neonatal-Pediatric Transport Team
X
 X


 Surgical Services for cardiac conditions
 
 X