Journal of Perinatology

Journal of Perinatology publishes original articles, clinical reviews and research reports which embrace the full scope of the specialty - clinical, professional, political, administrative and educational aspects. The scope of the journal reflects the multidisciplinary nature of the subject; its coverage includes maternal and fetal medicine, the neonatal period, and the follow-up of the infant and child.

Publisher
Nature Publishing Group
Website
http://www.nature.com/jp/index.html
Impact factor
2.003 (2010)

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Obstetrics & gynaecology

Preterm birth: The 'Nodal' gene under the microscope

Preterm birth is a major global public health problem. Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely and many will suffer from neurodegenerative disorders, including cerebral palsy, learning disabilities, impaired vision, ...

Pediatrics

QI program can up outcomes for neonatal abstinence syndrome

(HealthDay)—Significant improvements in neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) outcomes can result from a comprehensive quality improvement (QI) program, according to a study published in the August issue of the Journal of ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Risk of preterm birth reliably predicted by new test

Scientists at UC San Francisco have developed a test to predict a woman's risk of preterm birth when she is between 15 and 20 weeks pregnant, which may enable doctors to treat them early and thereby prevent severe complications ...

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