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Latest Neonatal intensive-care unit Stories

2011-12-29 06:31:07

In 1989, Madeline Mann became the world's smallest surviving baby after she was born at Loyola University Medical Center. She weighed 280 g. (9.9 oz.) -- about the size of an iPhone.

2011-12-21 18:36:55

Ironically, despite excessive caloric intake, many obese women are deficient in vitamins vital to a healthy pregnancy.

2011-12-14 19:21:43

Women with a short cervix should be treated with vaginal progesterone to prevent preterm birth.

2011-12-07 11:18:43

With chubby cheeks and weighing in at a healthy 10 pounds, the imminently huggable Lexi Morrison is far removed from the 1-pound, 9 –ounce preemie she was in June when she was born premature at 24 weeks.

2011-11-02 13:38:29

A woman goes into labor, and gives birth.

2011-10-19 08:18:55

Poorly managed pain in the neonatal intensive care unit has serious short- and long-term consequences, causing physiological and behavioral instability in preterm infants and long-term changes in their pain sensitivity, stress arousal systems, and developing brains.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.