Conditions & Treatments


The Neonatal and Perinatal Department at ​the Children's Hospital of Michigan is a Level IV regional referral center for treatment of high-risk infants from birth to three months of age. The division is staffed by recognized experts in the fields of hypoxic-ischemic brain injury, nutrition, substance abuse, environmental toxins, and pharmacology/toxicology. Infants treated in this department may be diagnosed with:

  • Birth asphyxia
  • Intracranial hemorrhage 

Click on the link below for additional information on common conditions treated in the neonatal and perinatal department at the Children's Hospital of Michigan. 


Cutting edge treatments are available including nitric oxide and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for respiratory failure.

The department also offers outpatient physical and developmental follow-up for infants who were diagnosed at birth with grade III-IV hemorrhage, suffered asphyxia, are oxygen dependent, who were less than 1000 grams birth weight, and/or who had undergone ECMO.