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Newborns who experience critical illness or birth complications have a higher risk of growth problems or developmental delays. The Newborn Follow-up Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles provides ongoing comprehensive care for these babies to ensure the best start.
The program is one of the most robust in the area—our specialists see about 400 patients across a seven-county area each year, providing care that gets exceptional outcomes.
When you come to the Newborn Follow-up Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, you can expect:
We treat babies who have a higher risk of growth, developmental or behavioral problems due to complications or conditions they experience as newborns, such as:
At each appointment with the Newborn Follow-up Program, our specialists evaluate your baby’s development. If needed, we provide referrals to early intervention services such as physical therapy or occupational therapy to aid in healthy growth. Early intervention ensures that we provide treatment to advance your baby’s development as much as possible.
Visits typically occur in four stages, when the baby is around:
The Newborn Follow-up Program uses a care model that integrates the expertise of multiple specialists. Your care plan might include experts in: