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WHO: New report sounds the alarm on global shortage of 900 000 midwives.

6 May, 2021 | 08:45h | UTC

New report sounds the alarm on global shortage of 900 000 midwives – World Health Organization

Report: The State of the World’s Midwifery 2021 – UN sexual and reproductive health agency

 

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Cohort study: Risk of developmental difficulties remains high among children born early

5 May, 2021 | 08:24h | UTC

Neurodevelopmental outcomes at age 5 among children born preterm: EPIPAGE-2 cohort study – The BMJ

News release: Risk of developmental difficulties remains high among children born early – The BMJ

 

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RCT: Community-initiated kangaroo mother care reduced the risk of moderate-to-severe maternal postpartum depressive symptoms among mothers of low-birth-weight infants in low-income areas in India

5 May, 2021 | 08:21h | UTC

Effect of Community-Initiated Kangaroo Mother Care on Postpartum Depressive Symptoms and Stress Among Mothers of Low-Birth-Weight Infants: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Discontinuing nasal continuous positive airway pressure either at 5 cm H2O vs. 3 cm H2O in infants ≤32 weeks of gestational age

3 May, 2021 | 05:15h | UTC

Discontinuing Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Infants ≤32 Weeks of Gestational Age: A Randomized Control Trial – The Journal of Pediatrics (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

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Cohort study: Association of maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnancy with neonatal outcomes – “although babies born of test-positive mothers are more likely to be born early, extremely few were infected with COVID-19”

30 Apr, 2021 | 08:17h | UTC

Association of Maternal SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Pregnancy With Neonatal Outcomes – JAMA

News release: Low risk of infection in babies born to mothers with COVID-19 – Karolinska Institutet

Editorial: Understanding Risk for Newborns Born to SARS-CoV-2–Positive Mothers – JAMA

 

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Pre-post study: A hospital quality improvement intervention significantly reduced the rates of cesarean delivery for nulliparous, term, singleton, vertex births

29 Apr, 2021 | 08:21h | UTC

Hospital Quality Improvement Interventions, Statewide Policy Initiatives, and Rates of Cesarean Delivery for Nulliparous, Term, Singleton, Vertex Births in California – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Initiatives to Reduce Cesarean Delivery Rates for Low-risk First Births – JAMA

 

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Covid-19: More data on the increased risks to pregnant women and their newborn infants

23 Apr, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Maternal and Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality Among Pregnant Women With and Without COVID-19 Infection: The INTERCOVID Multinational Cohort Study – JAMA Pediatrics

Editorial: COVID-19 in Pregnant Women and Their Newborn Infants

Commentaries: Pregnant women with COVID-19 face high mortality rate – University of Washington School of Medicine AND Covid-19 raises risks for expectant mothers and babies, study says – CNN

Related: Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and perinatal outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

 

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Preliminary Findings of mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine Safety in Pregnant Persons

22 Apr, 2021 | 08:49h | UTC

Preliminary Findings of mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine Safety in Pregnant Persons – New England Journal of Medicine

Audio Interview: Covid-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy — A Conversation with CDC Director Rochelle Walensky – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentaries: No evidence that Pfizer or Moderna vaccines are unsafe during pregnancy, a preliminary study says. – The New York Times AND Preliminary data show no safety concerns for pregnant women receiving COVID-19 vaccines – AAP News AND Messenger RNA COVID vaccines likely safe for pregnant women: Study – ABC News

 


Maternal, Fetal, and Child Outcomes of Mental Health Treatments in Women: A Systematic Review of Perinatal Pharmacologic Interventions

22 Apr, 2021 | 08:19h | UTC

Maternal, Fetal, and Child Outcomes of Mental Health Treatments in Women: A Systematic Review of Perinatal Pharmacologic Interventions – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

See also: Final Report AND Evidence Summary

 


NICE Guideline | Neonatal infection: antibiotics for prevention and treatment

21 Apr, 2021 | 06:46h | UTC

Neonatal infection: antibiotics for prevention and treatment – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


NICE Guideline | Postnatal care

21 Apr, 2021 | 06:43h | UTC

Postnatal care – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and perinatal outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

2 Apr, 2021 | 09:23h | UTC

Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and perinatal outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Global Health

Commentaries: Covid-19 led to a global increase in stillbirths, maternal mortality, and depression, review finds – CNN AND COVID-19 pandemic and health-care disruptions: count the most vulnerable – The Lancet Global Health

 

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The impact of COVID-19 on pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

31 Mar, 2021 | 03:27h | UTC

The impact of COVID-19 on pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


Cohort study: Even small amounts of Caffeine consumption in pregnancy were linked to smaller neonatal birth size

28 Mar, 2021 | 22:14h | UTC

Association Between Maternal Caffeine Consumption and Metabolism and Neonatal Anthropometry: A Secondary Analysis of the NICHD Fetal Growth Studies–Singletons – JAMA Network Open

Commentaries: Even a Little Coffee in Pregnancy Could Impact Newborn’s Weight: Study – HealthDay AND Moderate daily caffeine intake during pregnancy may lead to smaller birth size – NIH News Releases

 

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Systematic review: Enteral zinc supplementation for prevention of morbidity and mortality in preterm neonates

18 Mar, 2021 | 08:45h | UTC

Enteral zinc supplementation for prevention of morbidity and mortality in preterm neonates – Cochrane Library

 


WHO: New research highlights risks of separating newborns from mothers during COVID-19 pandemic

17 Mar, 2021 | 03:04h | UTC

New research highlights risks of separating newborns from mothers during COVID-19 pandemic – World Health Organization

Original study: Preterm care during the COVID-19 pandemic: A comparative risk analysis of neonatal deaths averted by kangaroo mother care versus mortality due to SARS-CoV-2 infection – EclinicalMedicine

 


M-A: Assessment of postnatal corticosteroids for the prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm neonates

16 Mar, 2021 | 01:38h | UTC

Assessment of Postnatal Corticosteroids for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in Preterm Neonates: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis – JAMA Pediatrics (free for a limited period)

Editorial: The Swinging Pendulum of Postnatal Corticosteroid Use (free for a limited period)

 


M-A: Association of umbilical cord management strategies with outcomes of preterm infants

9 Mar, 2021 | 02:26h | UTC

Association of Umbilical Cord Management Strategies With Outcomes of Preterm Infants: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis – JAMA Pediatrics (free for a limited period)

 


RCT: Evaluation of oral dextrose gel for prevention of neonatal hypoglycemia

7 Mar, 2021 | 19:01h | UTC

Evaluation of oral dextrose gel for prevention of neonatal hypoglycemia (hPOD): A multicenter, double-blind randomized controlled trial – PLOS Medicine

 


Position Paper: Nutritional management of the critically ill neonate

4 Mar, 2021 | 08:22h | UTC

Nutritional Management of the Critically ill Neonate: A Position Paper of the ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition – Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

 


Cohort study: Association between preterm-birth phenotypes and differential morbidity, growth, and neurodevelopment at age 2 years

2 Mar, 2021 | 01:41h | UTC

Association Between Preterm-Birth Phenotypes and Differential Morbidity, Growth, and Neurodevelopment at Age 2 Years: Results From the INTERBIO-21st Newborn Study – JAMA Pediatrics

 


M-A: Umbilical cord management at term and late preterm birth

2 Mar, 2021 | 01:25h | UTC

Umbilical Cord Management at Term and Late Preterm Birth: A Meta-analysis – Pediatrics (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Indian Guidelines for pediatric skin care in neonates, infants, and children

28 Feb, 2021 | 20:37h | UTC

Indian Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for Pediatric Skin Care

 


Prevalence of bicuspid aortic valve and associated aortopathy in newborns in Copenhagen, Denmark

21 Feb, 2021 | 21:58h | UTC

Prevalence of Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Associated Aortopathy in Newborns in Copenhagen, Denmark – JAMA (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Meta-analysis: Sustained lung inflations during neonatal resuscitation at birth

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:21h | UTC

Sustained Lung Inflations During Neonatal Resuscitation at Birth: A Meta-analysis – Pediatrics (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


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