Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Transport

Maternal Fetal transport aids pregnant mothers who require the advanced resources of a Level II or III hospital and/or are expected to need NICU care for her newborn(s). Included in the transport on the Lutheran Ground Team:

  • Maternal fetal nurse trained in high-risk obstetrics
  • Critical care transport nurse/paramedic
  • EMT

Neonatal transport is geared for newborns requiring NICU care, including those who have never left the hospital, were born at home or were recently discharged. Included in the transport on the Lutheran Ground Team:

  • Neonatal nurse
  • Board-certified neonatologist
  • Neonatal respiratory therapist

Included in the transport on the Lutheran Air Team:

  • Neonatal nurse
  • Neonatal respiratory therapist

These professionals remain in communication with a board-certified neonatologist during transportation.