When it comes to caring for babies born too early or with health conditions, our team is among the most experienced in McAllen, TX.

Rio Grande Regional Hospital is home to a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) that provides specialized care from experts with years of training in neonatal medicine. Together, we'll help give your baby the extra love and support they need to come home happy and healthy.

Our NICU is staffed 24/7 by board-certified neonatologists, respiratory therapists, and a specially trained nursing team.

McAllen neonatal care services

At our Level III NICU, we provide a full range of respiratory support and offer pediatric surgery. Depending on your baby's needs, we also provide extended access to neonatal subspecialists, including cardiologists, neurologists, ophthalmologists and physical therapists.

Our NICU nurses are certified providers of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program and have STABLE certification to provide specialized care. We also have nurses who are specially certified to insert peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) lines.

In the case your baby needs to be transferred to a higher level NICU, we provide 24/7 neonatal transport to specialized facilities with more advanced neonatal care.

While your newborn is in our care, we provide the following support and services:

  • Breastfeeding support
  • Family-centered unit
  • Neonatal transport team
  • Parental support and education
  • Skin-to-skin care and support

If you are considering delivering at Rio Grande Regional Hospital, we invite you to tour our facility or find an OB/GYN.