Category list : Neonatal
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Quiet times in hospital neonatal units may be related to improving infant health, according to US researchers who have been assessing the impact of the idea.
A new beareavement care pathway for pregnacy and baby loss “must” be rolled out nationally, according to a report, but midwives have warned that funding should be invested into their training to support the move.
All newborns should be assigned an Apgar score at 10 minutes, regardless of their score at one and five minutes, according to the authors of a new observational study on risk.
The increasing proportion of babies in Scotland born preterm is a “cause for concern”, the country’s chief medical officer has warned.
Words must be turned into action to eradicate bullying and harassment affecting midwifery and neonatal staff, the Royal College of Midwives has said ahead of a congress held in Scotland this week.
Specialist stop smoking support will now be offered to all pregnant women as part of an NHS England drive to reduce stillbirths.
More than half of midwifery chiefs believe their services are too stretched to support the rise in student midwives promised by the government, a new survey has revealed.
Maternity staff on the South Coast have “taken a walk in” the shoes of women and families at their trust, in an initiative designed to help understand user and carer experience.
From this week, all 130 trusts in England should be referring maternity cases involving intrapartum stillbirth, early neonatal deaths and severe brain injury to a new independent agency set up to investigate patient safety incidents.
An eight-week nutrient supplement for breastfeeding mothers can help prevent weight loss and boost the growth of premature babies after they leave hospital, according to UK researchers.