Our NICU is a womb outside mother's womb. The NICU has 2 sides - septic and aseptic. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at GGAMCMH is one among the few units in Kanyakumari District. It is a 15 Bedded NICU, with 11 radiant warmers, 4 neonatal ventilators, bubble CPAP machine, Optiflo, T piece resuscitator, ABG machine, Transport incubator, USG, Echo machine and Portable X-ray machine amongst other equipments.
The unit caters to the needs of babies that are less than 25 weeks and weighs upto 600gms. We provide neonatal care of high caliber with well trained and efficient Doctors and Staffs who can handle all situation. We also do neonatal surgeries like Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia repair, Oesophageal Atresia etc.
The goal of the unit has not only been survival but intact survival and optimal survival of the extreme preterm babies, which is only possible though practicing evidence based best practices like kangaroo mother care, sepsis care bundles, ROP screens (done by Aravind Eye Hospital Ophthamologists), hearing screens, Neurosonogram, regular developmental assessment done by Denver II scale and early intervention programmes for high risk Neonates.The ultimate aim and watchword of the Unit is to provide the best Neonatal care at highly reasonable and affordable cost.