What is a neonatal pediatrician?

Brand new babies. A neonatal pediatrician takes care of newborn babies, often in a neonatal intensive care unit (nicu). This is a specialized field within pediatrics that requires additional training.
Specialist for NICU. Nicu pediatricians are critical care physicians the deal with the critical problems that newborns may face in their unit.
Neonatologist. A neonatal pediatrician is a specialist in newborns both term and premature. These infants are born with issues that prevent immediate discharge home. Some of these babies will be in the hospital for weeks to months after birth. These hospital-based specialists are the ones who care for these infants till they are ready to go home safely.