You believe that every mother and baby deserves the best care possible - before, during, and after a newborn enters the world.
At Philips, we share your passion and support your mission. We're committed to delivering clinically proven Developmental Care solutions and educational services, through every stage and each transition.
We help you establish an evidence‐based framework of care designed to support and nurture mother and baby in the best way possible.
Through a wide range of products including maternal and fetal monitoring during pregnancy, neonatal positioning, calming and soothing solutions for the NICU, and feeding and monitoring for the transition home, we help to enrich the lives of infants from the start.
"What if this were my child? Or my grandchild? That’s how I think about every woman who walks in here."
Diane Shaffer MEd Developmental Specialist NICU & Developmental Follow-up West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Solving real customer problems
Delivering a new birthing experience
The Burnside Hospital in Australia offers expectant mothers the freedom to move about during labor with Philips Avalon Cableless (CL) maternal and fetal monitoring solution. When used with the OB information system, IntelliSpace Perinatal, clinicians are able to capture a comprehensive clinical record while providing a more flexible birth experience.
Implementing new family-centered care concepts in the NICU
The Máxima Medical Center in Veldhoven, Netherlands includes a groundbreaking Woman-Mother-Child Center, which is one of the first in Europe to deliver comprehensive family-focused childbirth and neonatal care, implementing family centered care concepts such as the Sacred Hour.
Family-centered care: a more holistic approach
Starting life in intensive care is never easy. But Clinica Mangiagalli in Milan, Italy is partnering with Philips to create a gentler environment for premature babies like Sebastiano – as well as their families.
Embracing Global Wee Care
Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO works implements Developmental Care initiatives in its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Making a difference through global innovations
The Maternal and Newborn Health Innovations Project
UNICEF and The Philips Foundation, together with Concern Worldwide, Maker and Gearbox, have launched the Maternal and Newborn Health Innovations Project, to help save lives and improve the health of pregnant women and children in Kenya.
Philips donation supporting Afghan mothers and babies
Philips is committed to the UN Millennium Development Goals of reducing child mortality rates and improving maternal health. We have been working to bring new life – and new hope – to the clinicians and mothers in Afghanistan, who have been consumed by war and robbed of some of the most basic healthcare necessities.
Supporting providers and parents in managing newborn jaundice
The high percentage of newborns who develop jaundice combined with the move towards shorter stays in the maternity ward requires increasingly innovative ways to diagnose and manage this common condition to avoid readmission.
The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding up to 6 months of age1. But this very natural act does not come easily to every new mother. So it’s important that parents feel comfortable turning to you for expert advice.
1. World Health Organization, United Nations Children’s Fund. Global strategy for infant and young child feeding. http://www.who.int/nutrition/topics/global_strategy/en/. Published 2002. Accessed March 5, 2013
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