March of Dimes
Planning for Baby
January 22, 2014 12:54 pm
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. The CDC wants you to know that it is important to remember that babies with birth defects who ...
What is hydronephrosis?
October 11, 2013 8:50 am
The urinary tract is the body’s drainage system for removing wastes and extra fluid. The kidneys filter out waste and deposit it in urine. Urine flows ...
What is a nuchal cord or loop?
July 30, 2012 11:39 am
Sometimes the umbilical cord may become wrapped around a part of a developing baby’s body. This is most often found around the baby’s neck and happens ...
PUPPP or pruritic urticarial papules and plaques
May 30, 2012 10:49 am
You thought when you got that pregnancy acne under control that you were good to go. And the overall itchiness of your stretching skin has been manage ...
September 21, 2010 8:49 am
Meconium is the stuff that first poops are made of. It’s greenish-black, sticky and tar-like, but may be treated as gold because it shows that the ...
In the NICU – How does C-PAP differ from a ventilator?
August 5, 2010 8:44 am
Some premature babies are put on C-PAP to help them breathe. Others are on a ventilator. What’s the difference? In C-PAP (continuous positive airw ...
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