The NICU at the Montreal Children’s Hospital provides ultraspecialized intensive care to both mothers and babies. The unit has 52 beds, all single rooms with 4 twin rooms allowing neonates to receive care in a quiet environment that reduces the spread of infection, while ensuring families’ privacy.
The mission of The Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) Pediatric Consultation Centre (PCC) is to provide a consultative service to family physicians and MCH pediatricians who want opinions regarding a wide range of pediatric problems. These problems may include chronic headaches, developmental issues, language delays, recurrent abdominal pain, failure to thrive, gastroesophageal reflux, obesity, school and behavioural problems or any pediatric problem for which a physician wants a second opinion or more intensive investigation.
The Montreal Children’s Hospital Spina Bifida Service brings together specialists from several services at the hospital to provide care to children who have shunts (a tube which drains fluid from around the brain), as well as children with varying degrees of motor and sensory deficits, and children with neurogenic bladder and bowel (a condition which affects the spinal cord nerves that control bladder and bowel function).
Medical Genetics services are provided by a multidisciplinary team comprised of geneticists, genetic counselors, pediatricians, dieticians, nurses, molecular geneticists, and cytogeneticists. The goal is to diagnose, treat and prevent congenital and hereditary disorders.
Provides physical and psycho-social assessment of children and adolescents where there is a question of sexual abuse.
The Montreal Children’s Hospital’s Asthma Centre is dedicated to treating pediatric asthma in children aged 1 to 18 years old. We also treat many patients with recurrent viral wheezing, which is typical in toddlers and preschoolers.