Looking after a baby during extreme heat events takes a little planning and a lot of patience. Here are some practical steps you can take.
Crying triggers changes in how a newborn baby gets their oxygen. But not all new babies cry, and it’s not always a problem.
The last decade has seen no measurable change in global preterm birth rates in any region of the world.
Although testing for CMV during pregnancy isn’t routine and there isn’t universal screening for infants, there are steps pregnant people can take to protect themselves and their newborns.
Don’t smoke around babies, wash your hands, and pay attention to the parents, too.
Soon after a baby is born, it’s becoming more common these days for the father or non-birthing parent to be encouraged to place the newborn directly on their chest.
Premature infants are at risk of impaired brain development. Adding creatine to the intravenous solution used to feed them may lower that risk.
Researchers in the US are the first to study how pregnant and breast-feeding women are responding to the vaccines. The results are promising
Perhaps we should rethink how we monitor pregnant women who have COVID.
There are effective ways to help reduce babies’ pain during blood draws and injections, but they are used in less than 50 per cent of newborns. Here’s how to ease your infant’s pain.
Our study joins a growing body of evidence that suggests caesarean sections may have more consequences than previously thought.
Newborn babies can pick up GBS from their mother’s vaginal tract during childbirth.
Mobile health apps, teleconferencing with experts and thoughtfully designed educational platforms can all help families during the chaotic and confusing early years.
Preparing now can help keep you and your loved ones safe.
More places around the world are experiencing days with record high temperatures. These prolonged hot spells may have unanticipated impacts on pregnant women, triggering early deliveries.
A new program has been show to help parents of preemies use their voice to foster their premature baby’s language development. The findings are hopeful, the researchers behind the program say.
Women born in South Asian countries like India or Pakistan are more likely to have a stillbirth than women born in Australia or New Zealand.