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All parents want the best for their children. That’s why Mercy is bringing 5-star care for kids close to home. We are committed to helping families live well, and nothing says this better than our new affiliation with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. This new partnership provides onsite access to a Lurie Children’s pediatrician 24/7 during your child’s inpatient stay in our dedicated Pediatrics Unit. If a new baby requires special care, Mom & Dad can rest easy knowing Mercy offers Level II Neonatal Intensive Care, where Lurie Children’s neonatologists deliver care for premature and special needs babies. And when life’s little mishaps sends your child to the emergency room, rest easier knowing Lurie Children’s pediatricians and specialists are available for consultation when needed.


At Mercy little patients as well as Mom & Dad find big reasons to smile. We’re bringing 5-star care for kids, close to home.

Family-centered Care

Mercy provides families with outstanding pediatric care from the moment children enter the world up to adulthood. Caring certified pediatric nurses work closely with board certified physicians and specialists to provide compassionate, family centered care. Our dedicated inpatient Pediatrics Unit provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for infants, children and adolescents in a familiar and comforting environment. Plus, because of the intimate size and setting of our Pediatrics Unit, patients are seen by attending physicians and parents are able to speak directly to the treating physician. With 24-hour access to pediatricians and a commitment to compassionate, family-centered care, little patients find big reasons to smile at Mercy.

Kid-Friendly Environment

Our Pediatrics Unit features a colorful, child-friendly environment designed to make patients and family members as comfortable as possible. Our Pediatrics Unit delivers family-centered care, which means the needs of the entire family are taken into consideration. The Pediatrics Unit has a large playroom with plenty of toys, and private rooms with TVs and beds for Mom or Dad to spend the night.

5-Star Emergency Care

Parents can rest assured that even the littlest patients are in good hands at Mercy’s Emergency Center. The Higginbottom Urgent Care for Kids Unit features a separate space just for children, outfitted with pediatric-sized equipment, while the seven pediatric treatment suites feature a children’s theme, wall murals and children’s educational videos. Plus, all pediatric patients are assessed for possible fast-track care, which helps to expedite care and minimize children’s and parent’s anxiety levels. Lurie Children’s pediatricians and specialists are available for Emergency consultations when needed.

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