Babies are admitted to neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) to receive additional specialized medical care. Reasons for NICU admissions include preterm birth, birth defects, breathing and feeding problems, infections, or other medical conditions.
| ||In Mississippi in 2009, 11.1% of mothers responded that their baby was admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).|
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
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