Pediatrics

'Troubling care' in the NICU

In neonatal intensive care units (NICU) across the country, a variety of professionals work together for a single goal: to care for babies who need treatment and help get them out of the unit and on to living happy, healthy ...

Neuroscience

Could reducing painful procedures help premature infants' brains?

Premature infants born earlier than 28 weeks gestation who experience fewer needle pokes while receiving life-saving care in the neonatal intensive care unit may have better growth of a part of the brain called the thalamus. ...

Surgery

New guidelines say breastfeeding is safe after anaesthesia

New guidelines published by the Association of Anaesthetists in the journal Anaesthesia, to coincide with the start of World Breast Feeding Week (1-7 August) say that breastfeeding is safe after the mother has had anaesthesia, ...

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