Through best practice developments, such as the 39-week induction protocol and others, the Women & Newborns Clinical Program has been successful in providing women and newborns with the best possible care, improving outcomes, and reducing healthcare costs.


Accomplishments of the Women & Newborns Clinical Program.



The Women and Newborns Clinical Program made significant strides in using TeleHealth technology to rapidly treat newborn babies.

Preterm Infant Feeding

Intermountain’s Women and Newborns Clinical Program NICU Development Team lead the research and development of an infant-driven, cue-based feeding system that allows nursing staff to increase feeding opportunities using readiness cues from the baby.

Skin-to-Skin Contact

Moms and babies benefit physically and emotionally through the practice of skin-to-skin contact during the first hours after childbirth and beyond.