Special Care Nursery

If your baby needs special attention, you'll be interested to know that our Special Care Nursery. The nursery is currently designated as a Level II program by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. That means we offer expert staff and the latest technology to care for babies who need an added level of support, including those born prematurely, twins and triplets, or infants with certain metabolic conditions.


Babies that may require special care nursing include:

  • Babies born prematurely
  • Twins and triplets
  • Infants with certain metabolic conditions

The nursery offers 24/7 in-house coverage by a neonatologist—a pediatric specialist whose focus and expertise is in the care of newborn infants. In addition, all the nurses who staff our Special Care Nursery are registered nurses with advanced training and education in the treatment of infants. We also employ pediatric hospitalists from Tufts Children's Hospital.

If you are interested in learning more about Lawrence General’s Special Care Nursery, please contact us at 978-683-4000.

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