The Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) at Riley Hospital for Children and IU Health Methodist Hospital are putting visitor restrictions in place starting Monday, Nov. 18th. Only visits by parents plus four designated adults identified by the parents will be allowed on the NICU floor.
Siblings and children under 18 will not be permitted. These restrictions minimize risk of infection to patients already at risk and will be in place through spring 2020.
The Maternity & Newborn Health program at Riley at IU Health combines the expertise of experienced providers at a Level IV obstetrical setting with one of the nation’s top-ranked children’s hospitals according to U.S.News and World Report.
From low-risk deliveries to the most complex maternal and/or fetal condition, our team of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses and other healthcare professionals provide the highest level of obstetric and pediatric care in Indiana.
Maternity & Newborn Health at Riley at IU Health, in partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine, is home to the largest group of maternal-fetal medicine physicians in Indiana. With outpatient locations at IU Health North, IU Health Ball Memorial, IU Health Bloomington and our downtown Indianapolis campus, we provide women and newborns with access to the high-quality health care.
We provide evaluations for women before, during and after a high-risk pregnancy. Our expert teams offer reassurance while coordinating and planning care for the most challenging cases. Our Maternity & Newborn Health maternal fetal medicine specialists offer comprehensive services, including
Throughout the continuum of care, we are committed work closely with families and referring physicians to develop an individualized treatment plan that fits each patient’s needs.
At the Fetal Center at Riley Children’s Health, we also provide comprehensive services for children before they are born. Using advanced imaging and treatments, we care for a variety of congenital conditions and help parents and their healthcare providers prepare to care for their new baby.
To refer a patient to Maternal-Fetal Medicine services at IU Health North, IU Health University and IU Health Bloomington, please call 317.944.7010 or fill out our referral form and fax it to 317.948.0104.
To refer a patient to Maternal-Fetal services at IU Health Ball Memorial in Muncie please call 765.751.2650 or fax the referral form to 765.751.2629.
Maternity & Newborn Health at IU Health Methodist Hospital offers level IV obstetric services that reflect our mission, vision and values. While some complications of pregnancy are anticipated, many others are not. Regardless of the situation, our multidisciplinary high-risk obstetric team offers the highest level of inpatient obstetric care available in Indiana.
Our facility includes labor and delivery, mother-baby unit, adult intensive care units and neonatal intensive care units that support even the most critically ill mothers and babies. Maternity & Newborn Health at IU Health Methodist is also recognized as the first hospital in Indiana to achieve Baby-Friendly USA® designation, a reflection of our continued commitment to the health of women and newborns.
We are here when you need us. When pregnant patients need emergent, acute interfacility transport to a higher level of care, our team of experts in critical and high risk obstetric care is available.
As Indiana’s first established air medical transport service providers and one of the largest providers in the nation, IU Health LifeLine is the only transport provider affiliated with two Level I trauma hospitals including IU Health Methodist Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children.
LifeLine aircraft and ambulances are equipped with specialized equipment such as fetal monitors and a team well-prepared to care for complex maternal-fetal transports. Our teams monitor both mother and fetus during transport, helping them safely get to a facility with the right level of care for their needs.
To support quality maternal-fetal care across the state, the Riley at IU Health maternity and newborn health team offers comprehensive maternity and newborn health education for physicians, nurses and clinicians. These courses are designed to assist health professionals stay up-to-date on the latest procedures, treatments and evidence-based care for mothers and babies. View our course catalog to learn more.