Why are girl babies winning in the battle for survival?

Sexual inequality between boys and girls starts as early as in the mother's womb – but how and why this occurs could be a key to preventing higher rates of preterm birth, stillbirth and neonatal death among boys.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study redefines the 'optimal time for delivery'

(HealthDay)—The number of fetal deaths that could be avoided by delivery is greater than the number of neonatal deaths that would be anticipated by delivery around 37 to 38 weeks' gestation, according to research published ...


2017 to 2020 saw 1,067 homicides of infants in U.S.

From 2017 through 2020, 1,067 homicides occurred among infants in the United States, averaging 267 per year, according to the July 26 National Vital Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

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