NIDCAP Nursery Certification: Fourth in the World
WakeMed recently became the fourth NIDCAP (Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program) Certified Nursery in the world. This esteemed certification is a reflection of WakeMed's dedication to neonatal developmental care and focus on patient- and family-centered care. We take great pride in the high level of individualized, developmentally supportive care we provide to our patients. Learn more about NIDCAP.
Crystal Award Winner
WakeMed's NICU also recently received the PRC Crystal Award. This award is given to a department that achieves superb patient satisfaction scores. Our NICU maintained scores in the 90th percentile all year and had the highest score of the 29 NICUs surveyed across the country. Learn more about the PRC awards.
International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners Care Award
The WakeMed Women's Pavilion & Birthplace (Raleigh & Cary) was granted the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) Care Award. This award recognizes hospitals, birthing facilities, and birthing services that have International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) and have a dedicated lactation support program available at least five days a week. Learn more in this video.