Journal of Perinatology

 
 

  • Changing the Definition of CHD in the Newborn Fetal cardiology plays a key role in diagnosing and managing the infant born with critical congenital heart disease.
  • Decision Making for Infants at the Threshold of Viability The authors describe a new prognosis-based guideline to help clinicians and parents make decisions regarding the care of extremely premature infants.
  • Live Neonates Born to Mothers With Ebola Virus Disease This review provides insight into the outcomes of live neonates born to pregnant women with Ebola virus disease.
  • HRF and Pulmonary Hypertension in the Neonate This review explores the challenges to developing effective therapies and discusses future research priorities in the field of neonatal hypoxemic respiratory failure and pulmonary hypertension.
  • Postpartum Hypertension After Pregnancy-Related Hypertension Is postpartum readmission for hypertension associated with mode of delivery?
  • Safety of Obese Women Losing Weight During Pregnancy There are health benefits of weight loss during pregnancy in obese women, but do those benefits outweigh the maternal and neonatal risks?
  • NICU or Palliative Comfort Care in Extremely Premature Birth Families of extremely premature infants are faced with the choice of mandatory resuscitation and NICU care or palliative comfort care. How do they come to this decision?
  • Failed Endotracheal Intubation and Outcomes Among Infants How critical is successful intubation on the first attempt in extremely low birth weight infants?
  • Timing of Umbilical Cord Clamping Among Preterm Infants How safe and beneficial is delayed cord clamping compared with immediate cord clamping in preterm infants?
  • Involving the Family in Developmental Care of the NICU Baby What can be done to increase involvement of the family in the developmental care of their NICU baby?
  • Marijuana Use and Adverse Obstetrical and Neonatal Outcomes Does maternal marijuana use increase the risk of adverse obstetrical or neonatal outcomes?
  • Measures of Neonatal Birth Trauma and Quality of Care Although the goal of reducing birth traumas is important and should be pursued, is the use of birth trauma rate an appropriate measure of the quality of perinatal care?
  • Changes in Infant Mortality Among Extremely Preterm Infants There was a significant reduction in infant mortality among extremely preterm infants between the years 1990 and 2000. Read what happened in the ten years that followed.
  • Outcomes of Neonates With Birth Weight Less Than 500g This study reviews survival and morbidity data for neonates with extremely low birth weights. This information should help in counseling parents who need to make difficult, ethical decisions.
  • ADHD and Speech Disorders in Those Who Were Preterm Infants Do late preterm and early term deliveries have adverse long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes?
  • Ultrasound Vs X-ray to Confirm ET Tube Position in Neonates The standard of care is to confirm the position of an ETT in a neonate via X-ray. Can ultrasound be used instead?
  • Effects of Prone Positioning in Neonates This study monitors the cardiovascular response to short-term prone positioning in neonates.
  • Respiratory Consequences of Prematurity Read about the consequences of prematurity and the respiratory outcomes that have implications well beyond the neonatal period.
  • Screening for Cardiopulmonary Events in Neonates The car seat challenge is a common test performed on preterm neonates in the United States, but does it accurately identify infants at risk for adverse cardiopulmonary events in the car seat?
  • Intrapartum Cesarean Delivery in Nulliparas What factors place a women at higher risk for cesarean delivery when delivering her first child?