Global Neonatal Intensive Care Market: Snapshot

The global neonatal intensive care market is projected to gain growth on the back of the increasing complications in newborns and the need to detect and monitor them. The rising count of preemies or swelling occurrence premature births could be a major factor supplementing the demand for neonatal intensive care. Furthermore, the magnifying birthrate in emerging nations is envisaged to tellingly increase the growth of the market. Notable growth factors such as the prevalence of healthcare-associated pneumonia, central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs), and other neonatal hospital-acquired infections could be worth keeping a close eye on.

Expected to rise at a CAGR of 5.5% between 2017 and 2025, the global market for neonatal intensive care could earn an around US$9.0 bn by the final forecast year. In 2017, it secured a revenue valuation of US$5.9 bn.

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Cost-effectiveness and Accuracy Key for Leading Growth of Respiratory Devices

On the basis of product type segmentation, the world neonatal intensive care market could be classified into catheters, phototherapy equipment, respiratory devices, neonatal monitoring devices, convertible warmers and incubators, incubators, and infant warmers. According to market research experts, the respiratory devices segment could continue its lead grabbed in 2016 until the end of the forecast period. Factors such as performance ease, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness are anticipated to set the tone for a valuable growth of this segment. Respiratory devices are surveyed to form a larger portion of special care devices in a neonatal intensive care unit. Their application to care for premature babies could remarkably augment the demand in the coming years.

Respiratory devices could be further classified into resuscitators, transcutaneous oxygen/carbon dioxide monitor, and neonatal ventilators. Neonatal monitoring devices, on the other hand, could be divided into capnographs, pulse oximeters, blood pressure monitors, and cardiopulmonary monitors. Infant warmers could see a classification into non-electric infant warmers and electric infant warmers. By end user, the world neonatal intensive care market is predicted to be segmented into childcare clinics and hospitals.

Rise of Private Healthcare Sector Significant for Asia Pacific to Grow Faster

On the regional front, the international neonatal intensive care market is foretold to testify the dominance of North America envisioned to expand at a 5.2% CAGR. The growth in North America could be attributed to the rise in government funding and improving awareness about childcare. The U.S. observed a 517,400 count of premature births in 2016 as per a World Health Organization (WHO) report. The country also witnesses a high incidence of premature births, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Second on the list of higher-growth getters in the international neonatal intensive care market could be Europe rising significantly due to the extensive presence of global companies introducing forward-thinking techniques. High premature births in the region could be owing to multiple pregnancies with artificial inseminations, late parenthood, high blood pressure, and obesity.

Asia Pacific is foreseen to be a faster-growing region of the international neonatal intensive care market expected to rise at a CAGR of 6.2%. Japan and China could be among the major contributors of the Asia Pacific market. Rising awareness, improving education systems, growth of the private healthcare sector, and increasing insurance payers are forecast to support the market in these countries.

The worldwide neonatal intensive care market incorporates top players such as Cook Medical, Medtronic plc, Teleflex Incorporated, C. R. Bard, Inc., B. Braun Melsungen AG, and Becton, Dickinson and Company.

Neonatal intensive care units (NICU) are a combination of advanced technology and trained health care professionals who provide intensive medical attention to newborn babies admitted into the special division of the hospital/clinic. Neonatal babies admitted to the NICU are premature, have low birth weight, or have a medical condition that requires special care. Newborn babies with medical conditions such as heart problems, infections, or birth defects are also cared for in the NICU. Rising awareness levels about available prenatal and neonatal care equipment and high birth rate in developing regions of the world propel the neonatal intensive care market globally.

Neonatal intensive care market has been segmented into product type, End-user and regions. Based on product type, the market has been segmented into infant warmers, incubators, convertible warmer & incubators, neonatal monitoring devices, respiratory devices, phototherapy equipment, catheters and others. On the basis of end-user, the market has been segmented into Hospitals, Childcare Clinics and Others. On the basis of geography, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa.

The research is a combination of primary and secondary research, conducted for understanding and arriving at trends, used to forecast the expected revenue of the neonatal intensive care market in the near future. Primary research formed the bulk of our research efforts with information collected from in-depth interviews and discussions with a number of key industry experts and opinion leaders. Secondary research involved study of company websites, annual reports, press releases, investor presentations, analyst presentation and various international and national databases. The report provides estimated market size in terms of US$ Mn for product type, end-user, and geography for the period 2015 to 2025, considering the macro and micro environmental factors. The revenue generated from each product type, and end-user was calculated by considering the neonatal intensive care market product sales.

The market report comprises an elaborated executive summary, which includes market snapshot that provides information about various segments of the market. It also provides information and data analysis of the market with respect to market segments based on product type, end-user, and geography. The market overview section of the report analyzes market dynamics such as drivers, restraints and opportunities that influences the neonatal intensive care market in the current and future scenario. The report also provides Porter’s five forces analysis, re-imbursement scenario, average admission rate into NICU by region, SWOT analysis of the market and regulatory scenario.

Market share analysis among the market players is analyzed to signify the contribution of these players in the market in terms of percentage share. All these factors will help the market players to decide about the business strategies and plans to strengthen their positions in the global market. Based on geography, the market has been analyzed for major regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. The study also covers detailed country analysis contributing majorly in the neonatal intensive care market.

The report also profiles the major players in the market and provides various attributes such as company overview, financial overview, product portfolio, business strategies, and recent developments. Companies profiled in the neonatal intensive care market report are Becton, Dickinson and Company, B. Braun Melsungen AG , C. R. Bard, Inc., Teleflex Incorporated, Cook Medical, Medtronic plc., AngioDynamics, Inc., Vygon (UK) Ltd., Utah Medical Products Inc and Smiths Group plc.

The global neonatal intensive care market has been segmented as follows:

 Product Type

  • Infant Warmers
    • Electric Infant Warmers
    • Non-Electric Infant Warmers
  • Incubators
  • Convertible Warmer & Incubators
  • Neonatal Monitoring Devices
    • Cardiopulmonary Monitor
    • Blood Pressure Monitor
    • Pulse Oximeter
    • Capnographs
    • Others
  • Respiratory Devices
    • Neonatal Ventilators
    • Transcutaneous Oxygen/Carbon Dioxide Monitor
    • Resuscitators
    • Others
  • Phototherapy Equipment
  • Catheters
  • Others


  • Hospitals
  • Childcare Clinics
  • Others


  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • Spain
    • France
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia & New Zealand
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of LATAM
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • South Africa
    • Israel
    • Rest of MEA

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