• Yogurt, baby snacks and fruit juice are the top source of sugar for infants and toddlers, according to a study. (newsweek.com)
  • Infant swimming is the phenomenon of human babies and toddlers reflexively moving themselves through water and changing their rate of respiration and heart rate in response to being submerged. (wikipedia.org)
  • Find information on toddlers and infants, caring for your newborn, potty training, vaccination decisions, home safety and nutrition, plus tips for picky eaters. (familydoctor.org)
  • This year's releases, including a new, plant powered snack for toddlers and new plant-based protein purees for infants, expand upon the company's successful 2017 launch of the industry's first line of plant-based organic baby food. (prnewswire.com)
  • Parents and caregivers must have supports to ensure this healthy development in their infants and toddlers. (rwjf.org)
  • To better understand awareness of and attitudes toward emotional development in young children and infants, ZERO TO THREE and the Foundation commissioned a national survey of voters, including parents of young children, to explore awareness of the topic, parents' attitudes and behaviors, and perspectives on policy ideas to support the healthy development of infants and toddlers. (rwjf.org)
  • Nine in 10 voters believe brain development in infants and toddlers is an important topic, and most (85%) believe experiences in the first three years of a child's life can lead to long-term impacts later in life. (rwjf.org)
  • ZERO TO THREE and RWJF launched the Think Babies campaign to help families let policymakers know that the healthy development of infants and toddlers should be a national priority. (rwjf.org)
  • Few studies have managed to examine what is happening in the brain at this time because of the difficulty of using brain imaging techniques-such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)-with infants and toddlers. (elsevier.com)
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Infants should sleep in the same room, but not in the same bed, with their caregivers to reduce the risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is recommending in new guidelines released today. (medscape.com)
  • A new study published this month in the journal Pediatrics concludes that infants who are given antacids in their first year of life have a significantly higher risk for bone fractures as they get older. (healthline.com)
  • Infant reflux is common and normal in young infants and is frequently implicated as a cause of fussiness by parents and providers," Elizabeth Hisle-Gorman, PhD , the study's corresponding author and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Maryland, told Healthline. (healthline.com)
  • Abusive head trauma (AHT) is the leading cause of death from traumatic brain injury in infants and the leading cause of death from physical abuse in the United States," said senior author Rachel Berger, M.D., M.P.H., chief of the Child Advocacy Center at Children's Hospital and professor of pediatrics at the Pitt School of Medicine. (prweb.com)
  • This gap in knowledge may lead to clinical practice, research, and education that does not customize interventions to the specific problems encountered by very-low-birthweight (VLBW) infants and their mothers at various time periods throughout the breastfeeding experience. (medscape.com)
  • And skin contact may affect mothers' nerves as well as the infants', making mothers calmer and more patient, she said. (medscape.com)
  • It is not uncommon for mothers add cereal to the bottle in the belief that doing so will help the infant sleep longer. (aap.org)
  • Mothers with postpartum depression have shown improvement after starting infant massage. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Teenage mothers have shown improved bonding behavior and interactions with their infants. (encyclopedia.com)
  • There's already lots of evidence that treating infants born to HIV-infected mothers with anti-retroviral drugs, a practice known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP , can prevent the children from becoming infected with the virus. (forbes.com)
  • Infants born by vaginal delivery typically shared more bacterial species with their own mother than with other mothers, while this could not be shown for infants born by caesarian section. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • 7. Infants, who are advised ONLY mothers milk till the age of six months and beyond because their fragile system will not tolerate anything else are given 36 extremely toxic vaccine shots, including booster doses, an act that defies both logic and science. (rense.com)
  • The goal of this project is to understand the genetic, hormonal, and psychological factors that regulate mammary gland function in lactating mothers and in the maternal-infant interactions. (bcm.edu)
  • Mothers and infants in the study received either a B. infantis preparation and lactation support, or lactation support alone, from seven to 21 days after birth. (eurekalert.org)
  • Remove infants from car seats, strollers, swings, infant carriers, and infant slings, if they fall asleep in them, to reduce the risk for gastroesophageal reflux and positional plagiocephaly. (medscape.com)
  • Infant reflux, also called gastroesophageal reflux (GER), is when stomach acid flows back into the tube connecting a baby's mouth and stomach. (healthline.com)
  • While acid suppression in infants may be appropriate in certain cases of gastroesophageal reflux disease, there's a growing body of evidence that acid-suppression medication use in infants is not only ineffective but may be associated with adverse effects that include an increased risk of infections," Hisle-Gorman said. (healthline.com)
  • Dr. Ruth A. Etzel, chief of the Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch of the Federal agency's National Center for Environmental Health, which conducted the Cleveland study, said doctors in 24 states had formally filed reports with the centers of 79 unexplained bleeding-lung cases in infants in the last four years. (nytimes.com)
  • You should take an infant with these symptoms to the doctor. (cdc.gov)
  • severity of autism prodromal symptoms, blind-rated on Autism Observation Schedule for Infants or Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule 2nd Edition across the four assessment points. (nih.gov)
  • Follow-up to 3 years of the first RCT of a very early social communication intervention for infants at familial risk of developing autism has shown a treatment effect, extending 24 months after intervention end, to reduce the overall severity of autism prodromal symptoms and enhance parent-child dyadic social communication over this period. (nih.gov)
  • What are the symptoms of reflux and GERD in infants? (medlineplus.gov)
  • Many infants with pneumothorax do not have symptoms. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Call your provider if your infant has symptoms of pneumothorax. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Although one of the typical symptoms for milk protein intolerance is blood in the stool, there are some infants intolerant to cow's milk that may show significant GER symptoms instead. (healthline.com)
  • If your baby's symptoms don't improve or get worse after giving them Gaviscon infant you should consult your doctor for advice. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • However, approximately 30 percent of AHT diagnoses are missed when caretakers provide inaccurate histories or when infants have nonspecific symptoms such as vomiting or fussiness. (prweb.com)
  • Rather, we believe that it can supplement clinical evaluation and in cases where symptoms may be unclear, help physicians make a decision about whether an infant needs brain imaging. (prweb.com)
  • However, some infants that are having more severe pain can have symptoms that are more concerning. (livestrong.com)
  • Swabbing infants with vaginal fluid is more likely to introduce them to an infection than healthy bacteria. (newsweek.com)
  • Researchers have discovered that infants who are delivered by caesarean section have a lower range of good gut bacteria in their first 2 years of life, compared with infants delivered through the mother's birth canal. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The study, published in the BMJ journal Gut , reveals that lower levels of beneficial gut bacteria has implications for the development of the immune system, particularly as infants delivered by C-section also showed lower levels of chemicals responsible for the prevention of allergies. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The infants had contracted a pseudomonas infection caused by pseudomonas bacteria. (go.com)
  • Fonterra announced Saturday that hundreds of tons of infant formula, sports drinks and other products sold in seven countries could be tainted after tests found bacteria in whey protein concentrate that can cause botulism. (yahoo.com)
  • Recalls were limited to the infant formula after beverage makers explained their manufacturing processes would have killed any bacteria. (yahoo.com)
  • The presence of B. infantis in the intestines of infants is associated with health benefits and these bacteria are nourished by breast milk. (eurekalert.org)
  • However, these beneficial bacteria are present at significantly lower levels in breastfed infants in developed countries than in developing countries. (eurekalert.org)
  • Over 21,000 infants died in the United States in 2018. (cdc.gov)
  • Geographically, infant mortality rates in 2018 were highest among states in the south. (cdc.gov)
  • MONTVALE, N.J. , Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprout Foods, the largest independent infant nutrition company, solidifies its position as the leader in plant-powered baby and toddler foods by unveiling its newly expanded line of 20 Plant Powered Protein purees and snacks at Booth #5192 at this year's Natural Foods Expo West conference. (prnewswire.com)
  • WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Summer Infant, Inc. ("Summer Infant" or the "Company") ( SUMR ), a global leader in premium infant and juvenile products, today announced financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended September 29, 2018. (yahoo.com)
  • Melissa and Rudy Haberzettl lost their son Jacob to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (cnn.com)
  • However, a sudden increase in watery stools - especially if they're accompanied by congestion or fever - may be a sign of diarrhea in infants and young children. (healthline.com)
  • specific consideration should be given to the timing of an infant's travel so that the infant will still be able to receive the vaccine series, if at all possible. (cdc.gov)
  • Infant massage is the process of rubbing an infant's muscles and stroking the infant in a manner specifically designed for them. (encyclopedia.com)
  • If caregivers are sensitive to their infant's innate satiety signals, infants will naturally adjust their intake to meet their own energy needs. (whfoods.org)
  • These new technologies frequently entail painful procedures for the infant and the possibility of adverse effects that further attenuate the infant's already fragile hold on life. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Immediately after the infant's death, President Ronald Reagan directed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to issue regulations protecting infants with disabilities from treatment discrimination by parents, healthcare providers, or both. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Variations include limits on an infant's age (ranging from 72 hours to one year) and the places or personnel authorized to accept an infant (e.g., hospital emergency room staff or emergency services personnel [ESP], such as emergency medical technicians, firefighters or law enforcement officers). (guttmacher.org)
  • others require personnel accepting an infant to inquire into the infant's medical history. (guttmacher.org)
  • Please note that we no longer offer infant formula including powdered milk as of Jun 1, 2017. (koreanair.com)
  • The Asia-Pacific infant formula market size was valued at $11.4 billion in 2017, and is projected to reach $26.8 billion by 2026, with China, India and emerging South East Asian markets particular hotpots. (foodnavigator.com)
  • and 6) the fact that infants actually encounter fewer antigens in vaccines today than they did 40 or 100 years ago. (aappublications.org)
  • It is also truly unique in the field of infant development … a field in which far too little attention has been paid to the obvious fact that infants' development involves learning and that specific patterns of maternal behavior are essential for successful child behavioral outcomes. (wiley.com)
  • Regurgitation of the stomach contents is common in babies and infants because the muscular ring at the lower end of the food pipe (oesophagus) isn't yet fully developed. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Russian Dr. Igor Charkovsky developed a method that includes numerous repetitive diving of a baby in a bathtub or swimming pool, showering and teaching babies and infants to swim. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Researchers at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have developed and refined a blood test that could help clinicians identify infants who may have had bleeding of the brain as a result of abusive head trauma, sometimes referred to as shaken baby syndrome. (prweb.com)
  • Researchers have developed a blood test that could help identify bleeding of the brain in infants as a result of abusive head trauma. (prweb.com)
  • Getting sick from Cronobacter does not happen often, but infections in infants can be deadly. (cdc.gov)
  • Infections in infants usually occur in the first days or weeks of life. (cdc.gov)
  • Question: What would you suggest to prevent ear infections in infants? (newsmax.com)
  • Once the action had become ineffective, only stressed infants continued performing this action, showing rigid habitual behavior. (pnas.org)
  • Nonstressed infants explored an alternative action, showing flexible behavior. (pnas.org)
  • Here we show experimentally that acute stress leads human infants to perform habitual behavior rigidly. (pnas.org)
  • Infants in a no-stress control group flexibly adjusted their behavior by disengaging from the newly ineffective action in favor of exploring an alternative action. (pnas.org)
  • This finding demonstrates that stress impairs infants' ability to adjust their behavior to changing circumstances. (pnas.org)
  • Tiffany Field is without question our leading researcher and writer on the role of touch in infant development and behavior. (wiley.com)
  • The Amazing Infant is an excellent primer on infant behavior and development, utilizing her personal experiences with her own daughter's development. (wiley.com)
  • The study contributes to the growing body of evidence that changes in brain function, that can be measured in infants and young children using resting state fMRI, can reflect emerging differences in cognition and behavior that are associated with the autism spectrum and seen in children at increased risk for the disorder," said Cameron Carter, MD, Editor of Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging . (elsevier.com)
  • Infants 2 months of age and younger are most likely to develop meningitis if they get sick from Cronobacter . (cdc.gov)
  • GERD is also common in younger infants. (medlineplus.gov)
  • This may be why there has been speculation that HPV vaccines may one day be recommended for much younger children, even infants, similar to the hepatitis B vaccine , which is given to newborns in hospital nurseries before hospital discharge. (mercola.com)
  • For infants, breastfeeding is the best way to reduce the risk of foodborne and waterborne illness. (cdc.gov)
  • [ 2-13 ] Unfortunately, the results of this body of research are difficult to interpret because of methodological problems, differences in breastfeeding definitions, and wide ranges in the gestational ages of the infants studied. (medscape.com)
  • [ 14 ] Studies examining the optimal stage for infants to begin breastfeeding agree that the infant must be physiologically stable. (medscape.com)
  • [ 15 , 16 ] Non-nutritive sucking [ 17 ] and kangaroo care may also help infants transition from gavage feeding to breastfeeding by providing infants with experience at the breast and enhancing the maternal milk supply. (medscape.com)
  • During the first year of life, breastfeeding is usually the best path of nourishment for an infant, with very few supplemental foods needed (or none at all) to provide a healthy supply of macronutrients. (whfoods.org)
  • In addition, we will determine the relationship of maternal oxytocin response and maternal-infant sensitivity, breastfeeding duration and efficacy, and maternal brain response using functional magnetic resonance imaging in obese and non-obese lactating women (Objective 3). (bcm.edu)
  • Infants and children with diarrhea can become dehydrated more quickly than adults. (cdc.gov)
  • Although infants and animals respond to the approximate number of elements in visual, auditory, and tactile arrays, only human children and adults have been shown to possess abstract numerical representations that apply to entities of all kinds (e.g., 7 samurai, seas, or sins). (pnas.org)
  • In the domain of number, animals and preverbal infants have been shown to react to the cardinal values of sets presented in a variety of different stimulus formats, and this core number sense is thought to guide learning of numeric symbols and arithmetic in human children and adults ( 1 - 5 ). (pnas.org)
  • As a result, infected infants are 5-10 times more likely than adults to develop active tuberculosis (TB) and have higher rates of severe disseminated disease, including miliary TB and meningitis. (hindawi.com)
  • Infant TB is a fundamentally different disease than TB in immune competent adults. (hindawi.com)
  • Modalities aimed at reducing inflammation, which may be beneficial for adjunctive therapy of some forms of TB in older children and adults, may be of no benefit or even harmful in infants who manifest much less inflammatory disease. (hindawi.com)
  • It is apparent from natural history of disease studies conducted in the prechemotherapy era that M.tb -infected infants (children less than one year of age) are at much greater risk for progression to active TB than are immunocompetent adults. (hindawi.com)
  • It's important to note that over-the-counter medications used to treat diarrhea in adults shouldn't be given to infants or children. (healthline.com)
  • This scenario is very unlikely since overwhelming majority of adults overheat their infants. (selfgrowth.com)
  • What causes reflux and GERD in infants? (medlineplus.gov)
  • How common are reflux and GERD in infants? (medlineplus.gov)
  • How do doctors diagnose reflux and GERD in infants? (medlineplus.gov)
  • Some infants are particularly susceptible to reflux, especially if they are very hungry prior to a feed or swallow more air than normal as they feed. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • In this case the reflux normally resolves itself as the infant starts to eat more solids and spends more time in an upright position. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Gaviscon infant may be recommended by a doctor or pharmacist if your baby is not gaining weight properly or has complications of the reflux, such as discomfort or distress. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • In term infants, prone sleeping is associated with reduced mean arterial pressure (MAP) and cerebral tissue oxygenation index (TOI). (aappublications.org)
  • Cerebral oxygenation and blood pressure are reduced in the prone sleeping position in healthy term infants. (aappublications.org)
  • 2 , 16 Term infants sleeping prone have alterations in cardiovascular control, 17 - 21 and we have previously demonstrated that this is reflected in the cerebral circulation, expressed as reduced cerebral oxygenation and altered cerebrovascular control. (aappublications.org)
  • One of the challenges faced by the infant immune system is learning to distinguish the myriad of foreign but nonthreatening antigens encountered from those expressed by true pathogens. (hindawi.com)
  • A Singapore led study has shown that Hepatitis B Virus Infection (HBV) exposure increases the immune system maturation of infants, which may give a better survival advantage to counteract bacterial infection during early life. (eurekalert.org)
  • It is unknown whether Merck's original plan was to eventually get Gardasil licensed for infants and added to the CDC's infant vaccination schedule, even before the vaccine was licensed in 2006 for children as young as 9 years old. (mercola.com)
  • Vaccinating infants is the most profitable business both for the manufacturers as well as the doctors.This makes vaccine makers lobby for all vaccines to be included in the childhood vaccination schedule. (rense.com)
  • Passively acquired maternal IgG declines during the first few months of life, 6 and most infants are not breastfed beyond several months of age. (aappublications.org)
  • Infant mortality is one of the most important indicators of the health of a state, as it is associated with a variety of factors such as maternal health, quality and access to medical care, socioeconomic conditions, and public health practices. (virginia.gov)
  • Conclusions A sequential approach to young febrile infants based on clinical and laboratory parameters, including procalcitonin, identifies better patients more suitable for outpatient management. (bmj.com)
  • Research from experiments conducted at the Touch Research Institutes at the University of Miami School of Medicine and Nova Southeastern University has been cited for the clinical benefits massage has on infants and children. (encyclopedia.com)
  • To determine the rate and severity of short- and long-term morbidity in very low birth weight infants treated before and after the implementation of a change in clinical practice designed to avoid hyperoxia. (nih.gov)
  • Previous studies have had mixed results -- some have even linked pet exposure during infancy to an increased risk of allergy -- so it's too early to recommend getting a dog or cat just to ward off allergies in your infant, says David Nash, M.D., clinical director of allergy and immunology at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. (cnn.com)
  • This joint approach can help address the social, behavioral, and health risk factors that contribute to infant mortality and affect birth outcomes. (cdc.gov)
  • Randomised trial of a parent-mediated intervention for infants at high risk for autism: longitudinal outcomes to age 3 years. (nih.gov)
  • Fifty-four infants (28 intervention, 26 nonintervention) at familial risk of autism but not otherwise selected for developmental atypicality were assessed at 9-month baseline, 15-month treatment endpoint, and 27- and 39-month follow-up. (nih.gov)
  • A sequential approach evaluating, first, the appearance of the infant, second, the age and result of the urinanalysis and, finally, the results of the blood biomarkers, including procalcitonin, may better identify low risk febrile infants suitable for outpatient management. (bmj.com)
  • Objective To assess the value of a sequential approach ('step by step') to febrile young infants in order to identify patients at a low risk for invasive bacterial infections (IBI) who are suitable for outpatient management and compare it with other previously described strategies such as the Rochester criteria and the Lab-score. (bmj.com)
  • Breastfed infants have a lower risk of having a milk allergy than those who are formula fed. (kidshealth.org)
  • The primary risk factor for acropustulosis in infants is age, with the lesions most commonly occurring in children under 3 years old. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • To reduce the risk of skin damage or scarring, caregivers can put socks and soft cotton gloves on infants to prevent them from scratching the pustules. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • According to Hisle-Gorman, her study adds to the evidence against antacid use for infants "by finding that there also may be adverse effects on bone health, leading to an increased risk for fracture. (healthline.com)
  • The risk is higher in males, in low-birth-weight infants, in lower socioeconomic levels, during cold months, and for babies who sleep face down. (infoplease.com)
  • Recent studies have shown persistent high levels of an infant form of hemoglobin in babies with known risk factors for the condition. (infoplease.com)
  • The FDA also said infants who have HIV or other immune compromising conditions may be at risk. (cnn.com)
  • Delays in processing blood screening samples for newborns could be putting millions of infants at risk for disabilities or even death. (npr.org)
  • Berger and colleagues at Children's Hospital and the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research at Pitt's School of Medicine have long been researching approaches to detect acute intracranial hemorrhage in infants at risk. (prweb.com)
  • WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - The chief executive of New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra said Wednesday the risk that people could contract botulism from infant formula made with the company's whey concentrate has ended. (yahoo.com)
  • The team then evaluated the predictive capacity of the BIBIS value in a second population of 599 infants who were prospectively enrolled at three study sites in the United States. (prweb.com)
  • Water served to young children, including water used to prepare infant formula, should be disinfected (see Chapter 2, Water Disinfection ). (cdc.gov)
  • The Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association recommends that infants can start a formal program of swimming lessons at four months of age and many accredited swimming schools offer classes for very young children, especially towards the beginning of the swimming season in October. (wikipedia.org)
  • Others have indicated concerns that the lessons might be traumatic, that the parents will have a false sense of security and not supervise young children adequately around pools, or that the infant could experience hypothermia, suffer from water intoxication after swallowing water, or develop gastrointestinal or skin infections. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infants and young children are especially vulnerable to dehydration caused by diarrhea. (healthline.com)
  • Chronic diarrhea can lead to shock or organ damage in infants and young children. (healthline.com)
  • In infants and young children, dehydration can progress rapidly. (healthline.com)
  • One reason is that infants growing up in such an environment are protected from frequent stress exposure. (pnas.org)
  • However, the immediate consequences of stress exposure on infant cognition are not well understood. (pnas.org)
  • Our work contributes to the understanding of how HBV exposure before birth shapes the global immune response of newborn infants and transforms the way we look at HBV. (eurekalert.org)
  • We found that 15-mo-old infants exposed to stress thereafter kept performing a previously effective action, even after the action suddenly became ineffective. (pnas.org)
  • View the Infant Mortality Rates by State Map from the National Center for Health Statistics. (cdc.gov)
  • This requires public health agencies working together with health care providers, communities, and other partners to reduce infant mortality in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • Researchers say the tool could potentially be used to identify health problems in infants which may otherwise go undiagnosed. (newsweek.com)
  • For infants with health issues, medical authorization is needed prior to boarding in order to guarantee safe air travel. (koreanair.com)
  • This document brings together essential knowledge about infant and young child feeding that health professionals should acquire. (who.int)
  • Medical decisions regarding infants vary in the seriousness of their consequences for infants, families, health providers, and society. (encyclopedia.com)
  • It is our hope that this center serves as a centralized resource for families and providers to learn about the many ways the MGHfC community is striving to improve infant brain health. (massgeneral.org)
  • The Infant Brain Center helps to achieve synergy among the many clinicians and researchers committed to newborn brain health. (massgeneral.org)
  • Most frequent causes of noisy and loud breathing and poor health in infants and babies include: over-heating (too much clothing), over-feeding, absence of tight swaddling, mouth breathing . (selfgrowth.com)
  • 46 and the District of Columbia states authorize health care providers (HCP), such as hospitals or health clinic employees, to accept an infant. (guttmacher.org)
  • ( Health.com ) -- Children who live with dogs and cats are less likely to develop allergies to those animals later in life, but only if the pet is under the same roof while the child is still an infant, a new study suggests. (cnn.com)
  • These results suggest a possible method to improve gut microbiome health and prevent immune-related diseases in breastfed infants in developed countries. (eurekalert.org)
  • In deciding when to travel with a young infant or child, parents should be advised that the earliest opportunity to receive routinely recommended immunizations in the United States (except for the dose of hepatitis B vaccine at birth and age 1 month) is at age 6 weeks. (cdc.gov)
  • The infants missed out on the first dose of a combined vaccine against three possibly fatal diseases. (newsweek.com)
  • An experimental malaria vaccine once thought promising is turning out to be a disappointment, with a new study showing it is only about 30% effective at protecting infants from the disease. (usatoday.com)
  • This is a preventable disease,' says Sicilia, because there is a vaccine for whooping cough to protect those coming in contact with infants, and thereby protect the infants. (cnn.com)
  • According to the recommended vaccine schedule for infants, newborns don't get their first pertussis vaccine until they are 2 months old, leaving them vulnerable to infection until then if the people surrounding them are infected. (cnn.com)
  • From the early 1980s to present, several investigations have tested for numeric cross-modal matching in infants with mixed results. (pnas.org)
  • The infant had such a congenital defect, a tracheoesophageal fistula (an abnormal passage connecting the trachea and esophagus), which if not surgically corrected results in death. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Formula-fed infants typically consume more calories and experience greater weight gain than breast-fed infants. (whfoods.org)
  • These infant abandonment measures-also referred to as "safe haven" or "safe surrender" provisions-typically follow the Texas model and allow a parent or other specified party to relinquish an infant under certain circumstances without threat of prosecution for child abandonment. (guttmacher.org)
  • Infants who have the air removed with a needle or catheter often do well after treatment if there are no other lung problems. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The rates for any retinopathy of prematurity, supplemental oxygen at 36 weeks post-conceptional age and the use of steroids for chronic lung disease were significantly lower in the infants born in Period II. (nih.gov)
  • For doctors around the country who had been observing scores of unexplained bleeding-lung cases in infants, the new study may provide some clues. (nytimes.com)