A new report finds that one or two of every 100 babies born in the United States now are conceived with advanced fertility help.
The analytical tool was developed to analyse how we move to music. Now, it may also provide answers to the risk of premature babies developing cerebral palsy.
The first clinical study of a low-cost neonatal breathing system created by Rice University bioengineering students demonstrated that the device increased the survival rate of newborns with severe respiratory ...
Infants born prematurely are at elevated risk for cognitive, motor, and behavioral deficits—the severity of which was, until recently, almost impossible to accurately predict in the neonatal period with conventional brain ...
Researchers have identified a potential biomarker for predicting whether a premature infant is at high risk for motor development problems, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology.
Sixteen weeks into her third pregnancy, Janet Gowland's waters broke and there was a risk she would miscarry.
Together with the Máxima Medical Center (MMC), Eindhoven University of Technology has developed a prototype wireless 'baby jacket' for very premature babies in intensive care units. The jacket, which includes monitoring ...
California has improved its grade on the March of Dimes 2013 Premature Birth report card, moving from a 'B' grade in 2012 to an 'A' grade in 2013.
A University of Queensland study into how premature babies' brains develop will lead to the earlier diagnosis of brain impairment in preterm children.
Scientists at Australia's Vision Centre have made an important breakthrough that could save the sight of premature babies.
The premature baby's life is well monitored, but precarious.
Becoming infected with chlamydia or gonorrhoea in the lead-up to, or during, pregnancy, increases the risk of complications, such as stillbirth or unplanned premature birth, indicates research published online in the journal ...
Doctors frequently prescribe one treatment over another without any evidence to know which option works best, and they don't have to tell their patients that they're essentially guessing.
Being born prematurely may be linked to important changes in how your heart forms and works as an adult, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
Barb Morrison is talking to anyone she can about something dear to her heart: kangaroo care.