Family Guide

We want to be sure your time with us is as comfortable as possible. Please review the information below to learn about the services and the facility features available to parents in our neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and the Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit (CCU).

General Information

To find information about parking, hotels, restaurants and other nearby amenities, view our hospital’s general visitors guide.

Lurie Children’s NICU Visitors

We have many services available for families who spend prolonged periods of time in our NICU, including private lactation rooms.

Learn more about the NICU.

Regenstein CCU Visitors

Babies with serious heart conditions may stay in the Regenstein CCU for long periods of time. The CCU has family-friendly features like private lactation rooms and family spaces.

Read about the Regenstein CCU. 

Support Services

Our Family Services Department provides a range of family support services, including child life specialists, parent support groups and social workers.

Learn more.

Contact Us

Our fetal health services are available by caregiver referral or self-referral by calling 1.866.FETAL24 (1.866.338.2524) or by e-mailing

We are happy to assist, whether you plan to transfer your newborn to Lurie Children’s for care, or you simply want information or a second opinion.