Newborn Nursery at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Excellent Care from the Moment of Birth

Stanford Medicine News about Pediatric Care and Research

  • Metabolic profiles of kids

    Researchers from throughout Stanford Medicine are planning to study thousands of metabolites in babies, children and pregnant women to understand the origins of disease.


  • Stanford Medicine focuses on global health

    Stanford researchers, physicians and medical educators have built partnerships around the globe to try to solve some of the most vexing health problems.


  • Big victory for a tiny heart

    With no blood flow to his right lung, infant Carter Johnson was diagnosed with a rare condition called absent right pulmonary artery. His parents turned to Stanford Children’s Health for help.


Expectant Parents

For information about maternity services at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, please visit the Johnson Center for Pregnancy and Newborn Services website

About this Site

Part of the Johnson Center for Pregnancy and Newborn Services, we specialize in the medical evaluation and care of newborns who are at or near term.

We designed this site to be a resource for our pediatric trainees as well as health professionals worldwide who care for newborns.

The transition from life in the womb to the outside world is an amazing process. We are priviledged to care for babies as they make this transition and adapt to their new surroundings.