Advances in technology have helped improve the care of sick newborns. Under the care of specialized physicians and other health care providers, babies have much greater chances for surviving and getting better today than ever before.
Listed in the directory below are some conditions and complications that place a newborn at higher risk, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Very Low Birthweight
Small for Gestational Age
Large for Gestational Age
Infant of Diabetic Mother
Disorders of the Brain and Nervous System
Infection in Babies
Substance Exposure and Babies
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Vision and Hearing
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Phoebe Putney Health System is a network of hospitals, family medicine clinics, rehab facilities, auxiliary services, and medical education training facilities. Founded in 1911,
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital (the flagship hospital) is one of Georgia's largest comprehensive regional medical centers. From the beginning, Phoebe's mission and vision
has been to bring the finest medical talent and technology to the citizens of Southwest Georgia, and to serve all citizens of the community regardless of ability to pay.