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Medical & Developmental Follow-Up Clinics

Going home from the NICUTake advantage of Cone Health’s multidisciplinary neonatal follow-up programs to help your NICU graduate grow and develop to his or her full potential. Ask your neonatal intensive care team if your baby qualifies for these services. Both programs are located on the ground floor of Women’s Hospital.

Medical Follow-Up Clinic

If your baby needs special care and attention after leaving neonatal intensive care, his or her care team may recommend taking advantage of the Medical Follow-Up Clinic program. Depending on your infant’s needs, your appointment may include:

  • General exam with a neonatologist
  • Nutrition and growth assessment with a pediatric neonatal dietitian
  • Developmental screening with a pediatric physical therapist

Count on us to ease your transition to care with your baby’s pediatrician by providing a detailed discharge summary that includes comprehensive information about your baby’s NICU and follow-up care.

Developmental Follow-Up Clinic

Partner with the specialists in Cone Health’s Developmental Follow-Up Clinic program to help your child learn new skills and reach important developmental milestones. You’ll visit within the first six months of your baby’s due date for an initial assessment, and then at regular intervals until your baby’s second birthday. Depending on your child’s needs, you may meet with:

  • Developmental-behavioral pediatrician
  • Physical therapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Speech therapist

Learn more about Cone Health’s pediatric rehabilitation services.

Support NICU Families

Explore ways you can support children’s services at Cone Health, including donating meals and supplies to NICU families.

‘She Came Out With a Will to Live’

DemiDemi was born at 24.5 weeks gestation, weighing just over a pound. The tiny girl had a big fight ahead of her, but with help from Cone Health’s neonatal intensive care team, she didn’t just survive, she thrived. Meet Demi and her family.