Neonatal Medicine

Neonatal Medicine News

  • Smaller Babies for Women With, and After, Cancer Women who have cancer as adolescents or young adults have an increased risk for preterm birth and low birthweight, and the risk is greatest when care is diagnosed during pregnancy.
  • How Touch Can Shape Babies' Brain Development For newborns, skin-to-skin contact with parents and caregivers may help shape how their brains respond to touch, a sense necessary for social and emotional connections, a new study suggests.

Neonatal Medicine Perspective

  • Newborn Screening for Rare Diseases   A parent's story with two different outcomes illustrates why newborn screening is so important in the early diagnosis and treatment of rare disorders.
  • 50 Shades of Malpractice Malpractice cases range from crazy to shocking to sad to frustrating. Here are some of the most notorious cases from each of our 50 states.