Neonatology may be a subspecialty of pediatrics that involves the medical aid of new-born babies, who are sick or require special medical aid as a results of prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, birth defects, sepsis, and pulmonary hypoplasia or birth asphyxias. It is a hospital based specialty and is usually practiced in neonatal medical care units. Neonatologists are medicinal specialists who practice in NICU, also called Neonatal Intensive Care Units, which is a hospital department dedicated completely for new born infants.

Related Topics on Neonatology: Sepsis, Baby Feeding, Community Neonatal education, Fetal and Perinatal therapy, Neonatal Medicine, Neonatal health, Neonatal Resuscitation, Neonatal Nursery Levels

• Perinatology

• Neonatal research

• Neonatal neurology

• Neonatal nutrition

• Neonatal blood disorders