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Cuddling of babies born extremely preterm before admission to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Delivery of a baby before 37 weeks’ gestation is known as premature birth. Some babies may be born more than 12 weeks early – at 27 weeks’ gestation or even less. This is commonly termed ‘extremely preterm’.
Penicillamine and neonatal neuroprotection
Hyperbilirubinemia. Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia (NHBI) is a common condition in the first week of postnatal life. Although generally harmless, some neonates may develop very high levels of bilirubin (bile pigment). Subtle encephalopathy or bilirubin-induced neurologic dysfunction (BIND) refers
What’s in the breast milk affects microbes in the baby
Our intestines are full of a vast number of microorganisms. These microbes include bacteria and fungi, and interactions between us and the microbes that live inside us have an impact on health and disease in ways that