Elevated glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels at or around the time of conception significantly increase the risk of major cardiac defects in infants born to mothers with type 1 diabetes compared with children born to nondiabetic women, a representative nationwide Swedish study indicates.
Up to 35% of the babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at Virginia Baptist Hospital in Lynchburg are born addicted to drugs according to NICU manager Larry Lilley.
Typical reflux symptoms in children should be treated with four to eight weeks of acid-suppression therapy, and in infants this should occur only after dietary modifications, according to a new Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Clinical Practice Guideline.
It has been nearly 20 years since a currently available drug was tested and approved specifically for the newborn population, say industry experts who are calling for education and policy changes to address the needs of this special patient population.
What an expectant mother eats during pregnancy could change the bacteria that populate her baby’s gut, according to research.
Registered Nurses working in Mercy Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) must learn how to touch and handle premature babies properly.
The test is far from ready for use, but research is promising. If it works in bigger studies, it could help prevent deaths of babies born prematurely.
Numbers reflected increase among late preterm births, especially births occurring at 36 weeks
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Researchers call for greater pediatric surveillance of infants in hypertensive moms.
Does your child have a sleeping problem? If yes, your emotions during pregnancy might be to blame as a new study has shown that a mother's prenatal or postnatal depression may lead to problems in the sleeping behaviour of her offspring.
A recent drop in stillbirths and newborn deaths in the United States might be linked to an increase in term or near-term births, a new study suggests.
Pregnant women who nap regularly may reduce their baby’s risk of low birth weight, a study from China suggests.
Younger gestational age in late preterm infants was more likely to contribute to morbidities resulting in hospital stay compared with causes of preterm delivery, according to research presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2018 Meeting.
Only 30% of children born to mothers with hepatitis C virus infections were screened for HCV as part of well-child care from 2006 through 2014, even though HCV infection prevalence among pregnant women rose by 60% during the same period, according to a study in Pediatrics.
Babies born to mothers who used marijuana during pregnancy are much more likely to be born underweight, according to new research from the University of Colorado.
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