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2014-02-21 20:20:38

Encouraging scientific findings are emerging daily on the positive effects of music therapy on premature babies levels of stress, vital signs, feeding, and sleep. NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study by The Institute for Music and Brain Science at Harvard University on the benefits of music on premature babies has received substantial backing from science activist, Jeffrey Epstein and his foundation, The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation. The study was conducted with...

Hospitalization And Feeding In Preemies Improved By Mother's Voice
2014-02-18 11:03:12

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Premature babies who receive an interventional therapy combining their mother's voice and a pacifier-activated music player learn to eat more efficiently and have their feeding tubes removed sooner than other preemies, according to a Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt study published today in Pediatrics. The randomized clinical trial performed in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Children's Hospital tested 94 premature...

2014-02-13 23:29:41

Local not-for-profit foundation kicks-off annual program to collect brand new children’s book donations for families with premature infants in NICUs with help from local bookstores such as Barnes & Noble, Scholastic Book Event at the Adirondack Sports Complex (The Dome), Open Door Bookstore, Fairview Books and participating Applebees Restaurants. Glens Falls, NY (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Project: Cameron’s Story (http://www.ProjectCameronsStory.com), a Glens Falls-based...

2014-02-07 16:24:49

March of Dimes Releases New Report about the High Cost of Preterm Birth WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preterm birth costs employers more than $12 billion in excess health care costs, according to new statistics from the March of Dimes. The high cost of preemies was spotlighted recently when AOL cited cuts to the company's 401(k) benefits on two "distressed" babies born to women working at the company. "At the March of Dimes, we don't believe it's...

2014-02-07 16:24:06

March of Dimes Honors Abstract at SMFM Meeting NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research findings may soon help doctors personalize preterm birth prevention treatments by identifying which women at higher risk for preterm birth will be helped by progesterone injections. Injections of one type of progesterone, a synthetic form of a hormone naturally produced during pregnancy, have been shown to reduce the risk of recurrent preterm births by about a third....

2014-02-06 12:28:06

Best Practices Shed Light on How to Help Moms Provide Breastmilk to Premature Babies MCHENRY, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela today announced the winning neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) for their compelling breastmilk programs helping to improve infant health by facilitating and increasing human milk consumption in the NICU. Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., was recognized as the first place winner, and the Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, University Hospitals Case...

2014-02-05 11:31:48

In a group of very low-birth-weight infants, severe retinopathy of prematurity was associated with nonvisual disabilities at age 5 years, according to a study in the February 5 issue of JAMA. Severe retinopathy (disease of the retina) of prematurity occurs in premature infants treated with excessive concentrations of oxygen and is a serious complication of neonatal intensive care for preterm infants. "Although the incidence of severe retinopathy has increased since the late 1980s,...

2014-02-05 08:22:15

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sometimes even the tiniest patients need specialized care and transport to distant locations. These are the neonatal patients; babies born prematurely or with complications after birth. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/LA59180) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/LA54793LOGO-b) According to an international report published by the March of Dimes Foundation, 15 million babies worldwide are born...

Study Finds 'Bubble CPAP' Increases Neonatal Survival Rates
2014-01-30 11:19:07

Rice University The first clinical study of a low-cost neonatal breathing system created by Rice University bioengineering students demonstrated that the device increased the survival rate of newborns with severe respiratory illness from 44 percent to 71 percent. The results, which were published online this week in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, came from a 10-month study of 87 patients at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre, Malawi. Based on data from the study, it...

2014-01-29 16:28:09

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey (HRET), a nonprofit affiliate of the New Jersey Hospital Association, has been awarded $52,426 from the March of Dimes Foundation, New Jersey Chapter, to help improve birth outcomes in New Jersey. This 12-month initiative will support a quality improvement program related to premature birth prevention that includes establishing a culture of safety and developing standardized...


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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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