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The Most Progressive NICU Center in the Region

nicu babyJersey City Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit is the region’s only state-designated perinatal center, helping infants with severe prematurity, respiratory distress, and feeding issues for the first 28 days of life.

As a Level III Regional Perinatal Center, the facility offers first-rate treatment and care for hundreds of newborns each year. Every child in the NICU receives watchful 24/7 care with state-of-the art bedside and central monitoring. Patients of the JCMC NICU are treated by specially trained and board-certified neonatologists, as well as nurses certified in the specialty JCMC is a Magnet-designated center for nursing excellence.

Each bay is equipped with NicView, a pioneer monitoring technology that offers webcam viewing of the newborn to family members worldwide.

Dr Ameth AguirreOur leading technology is constantly evolving, and the facility’s neonatologists, led by Dr. Ameth Aguirre work alongside neonatal nurses and experts to provide individualized treatment to each newborn using evidence-based research that establishes healthy, long-term outcomes.

Our NICU patients also receive assessments and evaluation services by speech therapy, physical therapy, and occupational therapy for feeding and development support along the continuum of care. Other NICU staff includes certified breastfeeding counselors that provide 24-hour breastfeeding support and education.

The NICU team at Jersey City Medical Center work diligently to provide patient-centered and family-focused care by providing NICU parents 24-hour visitation while also allowing sibling visitation on the weekends and holidays.

About NicView™

A groundbreaking new camera system – NicView™ is placed on NICU patients’ bedsides and families can remotely log in worldwide to check on their child through a live secure portal. It is easily available through any smartphone, laptop, desktop, or tablet that is internet accessible.

NicView™ provides peace of mind and comfort to families when they have to be away from their infants. This system does not transmit any sound, so it won’t disturb your baby’s sleep, and it doesn’t record video.

Jersey City Medical Center is one of the only hospitals in the state with this innovative system, giving families a virtual look at their child in real-time, while still taking care of themselves.

Patient Stories

  • The neonatologists were always available and the care was amazing. From beginning to end, our experience was unbelievable.

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