Doctors Warn of Severe Shortage of Neonatal Wards in Center of Israel

Operation Pillar of Defense exacerbates shortage, as neonatal intensive care units in the Barzilai and Soroka medical centers in the south are forced to reduce the number of beds.

A pregnant woman from Tel Aviv was sent to have her premature baby born in Haifa or Nahariya at the end of last week, due to the dire shortage of neonatal wards in hospitals in the center of the country.