neonatal

Jun
03

Continued Efforts to Decrease Neonatal Mortality and Stillbirth

Advances in medical science over the last century have slashed the stillbirth and infant mortality rate. Before the medical advances made in the 19th century, it is estimated that between 30% and 40% of children born alive did not make their first birthday, and at the beginning of the 20th century in an advanced economy […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Nov
17

Post Pregnancy – How the Marvellous Human Body Adapts

Pregnancy, and giving birth, is a roller coaster of a ride, which affects women in many different ways.  However, the human body is designed to be pretty much perfect in every way and pregnancy is no exception.  Many fundamental changes take place in a woman’s body during pregnancy; some are visible, others invisible and some […]

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How is Neonatal Care Growing Up?

Pediatrics – the care of infants, children and adolescents – and neonatology – the care of newborns for the first 28 days after birth – are relatively new medical specialties; they’re still in their infancy, if you'll forgive the pun.  For instance, in the US, the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) – the professional […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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