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Early Identification of IgA Anti-SARSCoV-2 in milk of mother with COVID-19 infection

Human milk cannot currently be considered a major source of COVID-19 infection. On the other hand, it can contain specific antibodies that could modulate a possible newborn infection by SARS-CoV-2. A 32-year-old pregnant woman, gestational age 37 and 3/7 weeks, … Continue reading

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Preventive strategies for respiratory syncytial virus infection in young infants

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the leading cause of acute viral lower respiratory tract infections in young children, with the peak of severe disease occurring in infants younger than 6 months of age. Most infants who develop severe RSV infection … Continue reading

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An Integrative Review of Clinical Characteristics of Infants With Diaper Dermatitis

Diaper dermatitis (DD) severity is demonstrated by the degree of erythema and skin breakdown. Many studies describe diaper dermatitis, but lack a full description of clinical characteristic (CC) involvement. The purpose of this literature review was to explore the descriptions … Continue reading

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Probiotic treatment for women with gestational diabetes to improve maternal and infant health and well‐being

A new Cochrane Systematic Review has found that “due to the variability of probiotics used and small sample sizes of trials, evidence from this review has limited ability to inform practice. Well‐designed adequately‐powered trials are needed to identify whether probiotics … Continue reading

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Improving incidence trends of severe intraventricular haemorrhages in preterm infants < 32 weeks gestation: a cohort study

The aim of this study is to describe the trend and risk factors for severe intraventricular haemorrhage (IVH) among infants <32 weeks gestation. Abstract available in ADC Fetal & Neonatal edition, Vol. 150, Iss. 2(subscription and log in required to see … Continue reading

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Nursing Assessment of Intra-abdominal Hypertension and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome in the Neonate

Abdominal compartment syndrome in the surgical neonate is a low-frequency, high-risk occurrence that if overlooked is often accompanied with long-term sequelae and sometimes death. The importance of early detection of signs and symptoms through expert nursing assessment cannot be overstated. … Continue reading

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A comparison between the two methods of chest compression in infant and neonatal resuscitation. A review according to 2010 CPR guidelines

Abstract Aim: The quality of chest compression (CC) delivered during neonatal and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is identified as the most important factor to achieve the increase of survival rate without major neurological deficit to the patients. The objective of … Continue reading

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The Effects of the Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) System on Sensitivity in Mother–Infant Interactions

Abstract The Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) system is a neurobehavioral observation tool designed to sensitize parents to infants’ capacities and individuality and to enhance the parent–infant relationship by strengthening parents’ confidence and practical skills in caring for their children. The … Continue reading

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