News tagged with newborns

New measures identified for newborn care in Uganda

In Uganda, child mortality rates are improving, but progress is slower for deaths occurring in the first four weeks of life, or the newborn period, and for stillbirths. But recent evidence from local researchers ...

Apr 01, 2015
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Bodysuit or sleep sack?

Scientists at the Laboratoire Éthologie Animale et Humaine,, working in collaboration with a neonatologist from Brest University Hospital, observed the effect of preterm babies' clothing on their behavior. ...

Mar 17, 2015
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Antiseptic prevents deaths in newborns

A low-cost antiseptic used to cleanse the cord after birth could help reduce infant death rates in developing countries by 12%, a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library suggests. Authors of the review found ...

Mar 05, 2015
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Few newborns have early well-child visit

(HealthDay)—Only 15 percent of newborns with an estimated gestational age of ≥34 weeks have a well-child visit (WCV) within the recommended time frame, and these visits correlate with a reduction in the ...

Feb 02, 2015
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