Annai Velankanni Hospital is awarded the certificate of Award as “Mother & Baby Friendly Hospital by UNICEF &IMA-TYNSB as per MBFHI guidelines.
NICU or Neonatal critical care unit is run by dedicated neonatologists, this takes care of premature babies, extreme low birth weight babies, very ill new born infants or those new born requiring intense care and monitoring. There is a step down Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) to take care of preterm babies who are a breast-feeding rooming in care and growing constituently but need monitoring till they are fit for discharge.
The team consists of neonatologists, paediatricians, paediatric surgeon, duty medical officer and trained nurses in new born care available round the clock.

Services of Neonatology :

  • Provide neonatal resuscitation at every delivery.
  • Evaluate and provide postnatal care to healthy new born infants.
  • Care of babies born to “high risk” mothers.
  • Care of low birth weight babies.
  • Care of premature babies.
  • Care of sick new born.
  • Babies requiring sustained respiratory support.
  • Care and support of new born during transport in and out of the hospital.
  • Antenatal counselling when new born problems are anticipated.
  • Neonatal surgery.
  • Post- operative care.
  • New born screening for hearing defects.
  • Newborn screening for inborn errors of metabolism & Genetic Metabolism.
  • Parents are trained in new born care post discharge from NICU.
  • Phototherapy (LED).
  • Kangaroo mother care.
  • Exclusive breast-feeding training for all mothers.
  • Rooming in services.
  • Immunization services.
  • Training of the parents in postnatal care of the new born.

Contact Us

Annai Velankanni Multispecialty Hospital
1/111, Somasinayanar Street,
Tamil Nadu 627002
Phone: +91-9077919191

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