3. Where They Work

Most neonatologists work in the NICU but these special units are often available only in large academic or private hospitals. Some neonatologists are also involved in follow-up care, monitoring the progress of high-risk infants who recently left a NICU, and determining if sick babies require admission to the unit. A primary role of these special doctors is to provide support to parents while addressing the challenging uncertainties of treatment.

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