Premature twins Jack and Tom Monk in a NICU in 1995.

A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a department of a hospital specializing in the care of sick and premature newborn babies.[1] In 1995, twins Jack and Tom Monk were taken to a NICU shortly after their premature delivery, where they were kept in incubators for twelve weeks, receiving fluids through intravenous lines and breathing with help from mechanical ventilators.[2] This happening was reported by the Metro newspaper.


Notes and references

  1. Neonatal intensive care unit on Wikipedia
  2. Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films (see this image)