Why Renai

Renai is blessed with one of the state of the art Neonatology departments in the state, where evidence based medicine is practised.


  • 18 Bedded Level III Neonatal Intensive care Unit equipped for the care of extreme preterms and high risk neonates
  • Well trained NICU doctors and nurses



  • Facilities for invasive ventilation including conventional mandatory ventilation, high frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) &volume targeted ventilation
  • Inhaled nitric oxide therapy
  • Non- invasive positive pressure ventilation
  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
  • Heated humidified high flow nasal cannula
  • Surfactant administration including Least Invasive Surfactant Administration (LISA)
  • Neonatal neurocritical care facilities
  • Therapeutic hypothermia- Mira Cradle
  • Continuous video EEG monitoring with appropriate backup from pediatric neurology services
  • Strict adherence to neuroprotection bundle for preterms as well as term babies
  • Point of care ultrasound including neurosonogram, lung ultrasound, targeted neonatal echocardiography etc
  • Central line insertion including umbilical lines, percutaneously inserted central catheters (PICC) etc
  • Intra-arterial blood pressure monitoring
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) therapy
  • Pre and postoperative care of neonates requiring surgery
  • Facilities for phototherapy
  • Family integrated care involving care of the NICU babies with family partnership
  • Lactation Support and early kangaroo mother care and kangaroo father care in the NICU
  • Early developmental supportive care
  • Retinopathy of prematurity screening and intervention facilities like LASER and intravitreal injections by experienced retina specialist


  • Antenatal counselling and fetal medicine services in liaison with obstetrician, neonatologist and fetal medicine specialist
  • 24 x 7 availability of NRP trained personnel for resuscitation of high risk neonates including extreme preterms


  • Pulse oximetry screening for critical congenital heart disease
  • Thyroid screening
  • Newborn metabolic screen
  • Hearing screen by Otoacoustic emission or brainstem evoked response audiometry as indicated
  • Screening for retinopathy of prematurity
  • Neuroimaging for preterms and high risk neonates
  • Neonatal echocardiography services


  • Lactation Counselling services
  • involvement in Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative


  • Facilities for Neonatal Transport of out born babies including well equipped ambulance services and trained personnel


  • Educational programs like IAP Neonatology Fellowship and DNB Pediatrics
  • Involvement in research activities with international collaboration
  • Organised national and international conferences, workshops and trainings
  • NEONEUROCRITICON 2020 in January 2020 – ‘First International Conference on Neonatal Neuromonitoring, Neuroimaging and Neuroprotection in India’ in collaboration with University of Calgary, Canada
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider Training Organised in October 2019 with IAP NRPFGM
  • ‘Sonographic Clinical Assessment of Newborn’ SCAN Worshop in January 2019 jointly organised with University of Calgary, Canada
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