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Can diabetes cause preterm labor?

Can diabetes cause preterm labor?

November is National Diabetes Month, so it’s important to understand the condition and your risk of developing it. Diabetes is a condition in ...
In the NICU – How does C-PAP differ from a ventilator?

In the NICU – How does C-PAP differ from a ventilator?

Babies who are born preterm (before 37 weeks) may have trouble breathing and need extra help to breathe well. Some babies are put on C-PAP ( ...
2021 March of Dimes report card

2021 March of Dimes report card

March of Dimes has published its annual March of Dimes Report Card, which highlights the state of maternal and infant health in the U.S. using th ...
Brain bleeds in premature babies

Brain bleeds in premature babies

Preterm birth can lead to many different health complications. Brain bleed, also called an intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), is one type of seri ...
Jaundice in preterm and full-term babies

Jaundice in preterm and full-term babies

Have you ever seen a baby in a NICU or hospital nursery wearing only a diaper, lying under bright lights? The baby is receiving light therapy due ...
Don’t forget to get a flu shot this season

Don’t forget to get a flu shot this season

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is still spreading in most parts of the country, and it’s flu season. It’s  important to get the flu vaccine for ...
Preterm babies are at a higher risk for RSV

Preterm babies are at a higher risk for RSV

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages. It’s so common that most babies get it before ...
Secondhand smoke and your baby

Secondhand smoke and your baby

October is SIDS Awareness Month. Although medical experts aren’t sure what causes sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), there are some things you ...
Health Disparities Contribute to Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Health Disparities Contribute to Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Loss affects families every day, in many different ways. October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, a day dedicated to recognizing ...
What you need to know about booster shots and an extra dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

What you need to know about booster shots and an extra dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccines keep us healthy by protecting us from certain diseases, including COVID-19. Medical experts and scientists have been researching if peop ...