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.
Prenatal and postnatal antibiotic exposure combined with oxygen treatment led to lung inflammation and altered immunity in a study in mice.
Fungi live in everyone's gut – but now a new study reveals that this colonization may begin before birth.
The WHO has called for the global scale-up of human milk banks.
The placenta could hold the answers to why HIV positive women report higher rates of premature deliveries.
Banked breast milk is a safe source of shared human milk, and can be a life-saver for very premature babies.
In developed countries, the main causes of preterm deaths are well known and studied.But in low resource countries, the causes are much less understood.
People who were born preterm earn less and are more likely to be unemployed, research shows.
A new blood test can predict whether women showing signs of early labour will go on to give birth too soon, according to…
Premature babies can be taught to feed more efficiently using a therapy combining the sound of their mothers voice and a…
Women who live in poorer areas, are older mothers, smokers or are Aboriginal have a higher risk of having a premature birth…