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*  Swaddling
The swaddling of these premature babies (very low birth weight infants, VLBW infants) takes place only very loosely. It is ... Babywearing Childbirth Infant massage Infant's binder Kangaroo care Psychohistory Sleeping bag (infant) Gerard, Claudia M.; ... 2002). See also Task Force on Infant Sleep Position and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (2000), p. 654. See Yurdakok et al. (1990 ... Long, Tony (2007). Adding swaddling to behaviour modification in infant care did not reduce excessive crying in healthy infants ...
*  Complications of pregnancy
The infant may be seriously affected and have a variety of birth defects. Many women with Hashimoto's disease develop an ... Tobacco smoking and pregnancy, when combined, causes twice the risk of premature rupture of membranes, placental abruption and ... Prenatal cocaine exposure is associated with, for example, premature birth, birth defects and attention deficit disorder. ... Other investigations have revealed short-term neonatal outcomes to include small deficits in infant neurobehavioral function ...
*  Safe to Sleep
Anders TF; Keener M (1985). "Developmental course of nighttime sleep-wake patterns in full-term and premature infants during ... Studies have shown that preterm infants, full-term infants, and older infants have greater time periods of quiet sleep and also ... compared to infants who sleep on their stomachs. In human infants sleep develops rapidly during early development. This ... In both human infants and rats, arousal thresholds have been shown to be at higher levels in the electroencephalography (EEG) ...
*  Sudden infant death syndrome
Premature birth increases the risk of SIDS death roughly fourfold. From 1995 to 1998, the U.S. SIDS rate for births at 37-39 ... J Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Infant Mortal. 1: 13-31. Mage DT, Donner M. A genetic basis for the sudden infant death syndrome ... "Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: About SUID and SIDS". Centers for Disease Control and ... Limited evidence suggested swaddling risk increased with infant age and was associated with a twofold risk for infants aged >6 ...
*  Pregnancy
Lama Rimawi, MD (22 September 2006). "Premature Infant". Disease & Conditions Encyclopedia. Discovery Communications, LLC. ... whereas premature and postmature have historical meaning and relate more to the infant's size and state of development rather ... Developing infants cannot produce DHA efficiently, and must receive this vital nutrient from the woman through the placenta ... Childbirth, referred to as labor and delivery in the medical field, is the process whereby an infant is born. A woman is ...
*  Office for Human Research Protections
Lantos, John D. (2016-11-13). "SUPPORTing Premature Infants". Pediatrics. 132 (6): e1661-e1663. doi:10.1542/peds.2013-1292. ... infants were used as subjects to test the optimum levels of oxygenation to be used for proper care of premature infants in ... an infant under 4 weeks old) is viable. For research specifically on neonates, regulations differ based on whether the infant ... This experiment was determined to be in violation of federal regulations in that the parents of these infants were not informed ...
*  Nubar Alexanian
Premature Infants, June 1998. 2008 May, Standard Operating Procedure, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 2008 May, ...
*  Oxygen toxicity
Premature infants commonly require supplemental oxygen to treat complications of preterm birth. In this case prevention of ... Shennan, AT; Dunn, MS; Ohlsson, A; Lennox, K; Hoskins, EM (1988). "Abnormal pulmonary outcomes in premature infants: prediction ... Drack, AV (1998). "Preventing blindness in premature infants". New England Journal of Medicine. 338 (22): 1620-1. doi:10.1056/ ... common complications of prematurely born infants and its incidence has grown as the survival of extremely premature infants has ...
*  Fetal viability
in particular see TABLE 1 Survival and Neurologic Disability Rates Among Extremely Premature Infants Morgan MA, Goldenberg RL, ... Male infants are slightly less mature and have a slightly higher risk of dying than female infants. Several types of health ... 2006). "Medical staff guidelines for periviability pregnancy counseling and medical treatment of extremely premature infants". ... www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-study-reveals-factors-influence-premature-infant-survival-disability Glass, H. C.; ...
*  Mequitazine
Severe liver disease; premature infants or full-term neonates. Pregnancy, lactation; severe cardiovascular disorders; asthma; ...
*  Pampers
Toddler and Premature Infant sizes were also introduced. In 1973, P&G developed elasticized single and double gussets around ...
*  Renal agenesis
"Renal development in the fetus and premature infant". Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 22: 58-66. doi:10.1016/j.siny.2017.01.001. PMID ... Renal development in the fetus and premature infant. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017 Apr;22(2):58-66. doi: 10.1016/j.siny. ... The condition is frequently, but not always the result of a genetic disorder, and is more common in infants born to one or more ...
*  Lactation
Bose, C.; D'ercole, A.; Lester, A.; Hunter, R.; Barrett, J. (1981). "Relactation by mothers of sick and premature infants". ... "Milk production by mothers of premature infants". Pediatrics. 81 (6): 815-20. PMID 3368280. CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors ... Newborn infants often produce some witch's milk. Galactorrhea is milk production unrelated to nursing. It can occur in males ... A poor milk ejection reflex can be due to sore or cracked nipples, separation from the infant, a history of breast surgery, or ...
*  Corynebacterium amycolatum
"Fatal sepsis caused by Corynebacterium amycolatum in premature infant". Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 35 (4): 1011-1012. ...
*  Kangaroo care
Anderson GC, Marks EA, Wahlberg V. Kangaroo care for premature infants. Am J Nurs 1986 July;86(7):807-9. Anderson GC. Current ... p. 573, 791 - 793) Robles, M. (1995). Kangaroo care: The human incubator for the premature infant. University of Manitoba, ... Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews 2013;13(2):67-72. ACOG. Special Report from ACOG - Breastfeeding: Maternal and infant ... Infant-parent co-sleeping in an evolutionary perspective: implications for understanding infant sleep development and the ...
*  Henrik Verder
Blennow, M; Jonsson, B; Dahlström, A; Sarman, I; Bohlin, K; Robertson, B (Mar 31, 1999). "[Lung function in premature infants ... Verder, Henrik (1992). treatment of RDS in spontaneously breathing premature infants with surfactant administered intratracheal ... Early treatment of premature infants with RDS using the nasal CPAP and surfactant (INSURE) method is today considered the ... In 1989 he used this pioneering method to successfully treat the first premature infant with severe RDS. Verder is a ...
*  Reborn doll
"Preemies" are smaller dolls molded after premature infants. Between "preemie" and regular dolls, sizes can range from 4 inches ... A reborn doll is a manufactured skin doll that has been transformed by an artist to resemble a human infant with as much ... These dolls are sometimes played with as if they are an infant. Critics debate whether reborn dolls are harmful, or whether ... usually using a photograph to replicate a particular infant. Any type of vinyl doll can be used for reborning. Dolls vary by ...
*  59th Medical Wing
... new techniques for the care of premature infants; improved cancer treatments; bone banking and transplantation; laser ... infants, and children suffering from severe cardiopulmonary failure. The medical wing also has the largest dental facility in ...
*  Xanthan gum
... to premature infants because the pathway is still developing." The concern is that the product may cause premature infants to ... "FDA: Do not feed SimplyThick to premature infants". Fda.gov. Archived from the original on 2013-04-11. Retrieved 2013-04-16. ...
*  Wilson-Mikity syndrome
Wilson MG, Mikity VG (April 1960). "A new form of respiratory disease in premature infants". AMA J Dis Child. 99 (4): 489-99. ... Upon the death of some of these infants, autopsies showed histologic changes also similar to those seen in BPD. It was ... All the initial patients described with Wilson-Mikity syndrome were very low birth weight infants that had no history of ... Infant respiratory distress syndrome Cooperman, EM (May 17, 1969). "Wilson-Mikity syndrome (pulmonary dysmaturity syndrome)". ...
*  Craniotabes
... feature in premature infants. It is the first sign in children and infants with rickets. The term (cranio- + tabes) is derived ... Craniotabes is softening or thinning of the skull in infants and children, which may be normally present in newborns. It is ...
*  Infant respiratory distress syndrome
... which can decrease the risk of death in hospitalized very-low-birth-weight infants by 30%. Such small premature infants may ... The syndrome is more frequent in infants of diabetic mothers and in the second born of premature twins. IRDS is distinct from ... IRDS affects about 1% of newborn infants and is the leading cause of death in preterm infants. The incidence decreases with ... is a syndrome in premature infants caused by developmental insufficiency of pulmonary surfactant production and structural ...
*  Primitive reflexes
Smaller, premature infants are more susceptible to the reflex, with an observed occurrence in a child of 26 weeks gestation. It ... If the infant lost its balance, the reflex caused the infant to embrace its mother and regain its hold on the mother's body. ... May 5, 1963). "The Hand-Mouth Reflex of Babkin in Premature Infants". Pediatrics. 31 (5): 734-740. PMID 13941546. Sohn, M.; Ahn ... The infant will begin to paddle and kick in a swimming motion. The reflex disappears between 4-6 months. Despite the infant ...
*  Abhay and Rani Bang
Perlstein, Paul H.; Edwards, Neil K.; Sutherland, James M. (2010-01-14). "Apnea in Premature Infants and Incubator-Air- ... The challenge was how to save an infant who can die of 18 causes. The Bangs and their colleagues at SEARCH conducted world- ... Home Based Neonatal Care (HBNC) model developed by Bang has resulted in reduction in infant mortality in the study villages of ... They found that there were 18 causes that may have been responsible for that infant's death, ranging from poverty, diarrhoea, ...
*  Ballard Maturational Assessment
... expanded to include extremely premature infants". The Journal of Pediatrics. 119 (3): 417-23. doi:10.1016/s0022-3476(05)82056-6 ... This tone increases throughout the fetal growth period, meaning a more premature baby would have lesser muscle tone. It was ... "A simplified score for assessment of fetal maturation of newly born infants". J. Pediatr. 95 (5 Pt 1): 769-74. doi:10.1016/ ...
*  Obstetric ultrasonography
One randomized controlled trial, however, came to the result of a higher perinatal death rate of normally formed infants born ... 1996). "The Length of the Cervix and the Risk of spontaneous Premature Delivery". New England Journal of Medicine. 334 (9): 567 ... Obstetric sonography has become useful in the assessment of the cervix in women at risk for premature birth. A short cervix ...
*  Atelectotrauma
Mechanisms of ventilator-induced lung injury in premature infants. Semin Neonatol. 2002 Oct;7(5):353-60. PMID 12464497 [2]. ...