Santa visits Ackerman baby at NICU

Santa visited some special babies, including Cornelius Hightower, at North Mississippi Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Women’s Hospital. Cornelius was born 12 weeks early to Victoria Hightower in late October.

He weighed 2 pounds, 7 ounces.

corneliusBoard-certified neonatologists, specially-trained nurses, respiratory therapists and pharmacists treat patients from throughout the region in the NICU, whether they are born at the Women’s Hospital or transferred by Carexpress Medical Transport for Kids to Tupelo from hospitals in outlying communities.

For more information about the NICU at the NMMC Women’s Hospital, visit or call 1-800-THE DESK (1-800-843-3375).