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2011-08-25 12:26:04

In a long-running randomized study of over 3,000 preterm infants, those whose care included the Heart Rate Observation System, or HeRO® monitor, experienced greater than 20 percent reduced mortality, effectively saving one infant's life for every 48 who were monitored.

2011-07-05 12:59:05

Withdrawal of life-sustaining support and withholding lifesaving measures (such as CPR) appear to be the primary modes of infant deaths in a neonatal intensive care unit.

2011-02-11 14:16:17

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â„¢, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that despite fetal pulmonary maturity, babies delivered at between 36 to 38 weeks, still have a significantly increased risk of neonatal morbidities.

2010-07-02 16:09:48

About 1 in 200 women in the US delivers her baby at home, with approximately 75% of these low-risk, single-baby births planned in advance as home deliveries.

2010-04-07 07:00:00

TELFORD, Pa., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Launched today, Babyfirst.com is a new single destination where neonatal doctors and nurses can exchange information and experiences online - across a range of neonatal care specialties.

2010-02-10 16:01:00

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2009-07-07 06:00:00

HOUSTON, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Lu-Ann Papile, M.D., FAAP, the director of Developmental Care and Follow-up at Texas Children's Hospital and professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been appointed chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Fetus and Newborn.

2009-06-08 07:57:55

New research may offer hope for extremely preterm infants. Advances in medical interventions have resulted in higher survival rates for extremely preterm infants.

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2009-04-28 07:57:49

New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics should eliminate one of the many stresses of bringing a preterm or low birth weight infant home from the hospital.

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2009-03-30 13:55:44

A new study released on Monday said that babies born just a few weeks premature are more likely to have developmental and behavior problems and various other health issues than those who are born on schedule.


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  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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