Category: Newborn Baby

Study Reveals What Makes Premature Babies’ Brains Different

What Makes Premature Babies’ Brains Different?

New research offers clues to the mystery of why otherwise healthy babies born prematurely face higher risk of developmental delays as they grow.

/ February 15, 2017

How ‘Baby Boxes’ May Fight the Leading Cause of Infant Death

Finland has found an unusual solution to a leading cause of infant death — baby boxes. Now the state of New Jersey and hospitals across the United States are adopting Finland’s example. Since 1949, the Finnish government has offered every...

/ January 30, 2017
8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Solid Foods

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Solid Foods

After about 6 months, you’re faced with the next stage: starting solids. This is when feeding your baby gets confusing and complicated. Feeding your baby in the first few months is pretty straightforward. You have two choices: breast milk or...

/ January 18, 2017
Premature Infants' Brain Impairments Begin in Womb

Premature Infants’ Brain Impairments Begin in Womb, Yale Study Finds

Even before they are born, premature babies may display alterations in the circuitry of their developing brains… According to a first-of-its-kind research study by Yale School of Medicine researchers and their colleagues at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and...

/ January 18, 2017
Diagnosis Errors - Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer

Errors in Diagnosis can Lead to Birth Injuries

Pregnancy and childbirth are beautiful experiences that can get ruined if the doctors-in-charge make diagnosis errors. While new parents look for the best care, medical errors in diagnosis can lead to debilitating birth injuries that can cause lifelong damage, physical...

/ December 31, 2016
Chicago Birth Injuries

Birth Injury: Understanding Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension

Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn (PPHN) is a condition in newborns where the normal circulatory system malfunctions. Birth injuries can manifest in a number of ways. They can be extremely dangerous and can cause irreparable or long term damage...

/ November 30, 2016