Unique womb-like device could reduce mortality and disability for extremely premature babies
A unique womb-like environment designed by pediatric researchers could transform care for extremely premature babies, by mimicking the prenatal fluid-filled environment to give...
1 hour ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Menstrual Suppression by Mirena IUD Insertion in Adolescents with Disabilities; Using USS Measures of Uterine Cavity Length to Predict Procedural Success
The onset of menstruation can add significant anxiety to the already very burdensome lives of adolescents with disabilities and their carers. Mirena insertion as a treatment is...
6 hours ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
World Meningitis Day: Parents urged to 'trust their instincts' with symptoms, seek medical help
Vaccination against meningitis and knowledge of the disease's symptoms and progression are stressed on this year's theme for World Meningitis Day on April 24: “24 Hours - Trust...
19 hours ago - Healio
What I Told My Son About Starving Children in Belarus Orphanages
My 4-year-old son came home from school as I was reading an article about the abuse of children with disabilities in orphanages. This time it was in Belarus .
20 hours ago - Topix
Real-World Performance: Physical Activity, Play, and Object-Related Behaviors of Toddlers With and Without Disabilities
Purpose: To describe and compare the occurrence and co-occurrence of physical activity , play, and object-related behaviors in toddlers with and without disabilities. Methods...
3 days ago - Pediatric Physical Therapy
Judge: Parents of boy hurt by forceps delivery get $42M
A federal judge has awarded $42 million to the parents of a Pennsylvania boy left disabled because of brain injuries caused after a doctor used forceps to deliver the boy
3 days ago - ABC News
Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Difference Between Boys and Girls
Children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders are a growing patient population with 1 in 68 children being diagnosed with ASD. It is observed at a higher rate among...
4 days ago - 700 Children's
This Mom Is Raising Money To Open An Accessible Salon For Kids With Disabilities
Getting a haircut can be a challenging experience for any child, but especially for a child with disabilities. That's why a Minnesota mom and hair stylist is trying to open an...
5 days ago - The Huffington Post
Fundamental red flags that may help parents identify autism in children
Autism spectrum disorders are being diagnosed in ever increasing numbers. Nationally, there are about 1 in 68 children identified with an autism spectrum disorder , according...
5 days ago - Topix - 3 articles
Cause of fatal childhood disorder revealed in gene study
A gene involved in brain development that can lead to severe disability and infant death has been identified by scientists.
6 days ago - Medical News Today
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'Artificial womb' that can keep premature babies alive
The device has successfully been tested on foetal lambs equivalent in age to 23-week-old human infants, according to researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
One Mom's Emotional Journey To Meeting Her Rainbow Baby
Lila, now 31, was thrilled when-in December 2015-she took a pregnancy test and saw two pink lines. She and her husband, Tim, had been trying for a third baby and immediately...
Does Death of Siblings in Childhood Increase Death Risk of Surviving Children?
Loss of same-sex sibling or sibling with closer age, increases the likelihood of death among surviving children.
Only One Out Of Five Child Abuse Victims Gets Treated: Study
In England and Wales, one in five children is severely injured due to child abuse.
Financially Stressed Pregnant Women Give Birth to Smaller Babies
Pregnant women who worry about finances, have increased likelihood of giving birth to a low-birth-weight babies.
4 Ways Researchers Are Pushing The Boundaries Of Making Babies
Infertility treatment is more common than ever, thanks to technology. More than 70,000 babies were born through in-vitro fertilization in 2014, according to the latest Centers...
Factors Associated With Mortality in Low-Risk Pediatric Critical Care...
Objective: To determine differences between survivors and nonsurvivors and factors associated with mortality in pediatric intensive care patients with low risk of...
13 Times Girls Dressed Up Like Beyoncé For Prom
If your child is set to finish school or graduate in May, then they're currently in the midst of prom season. We know that prom dresses aren't what they used to be. These days...
Losing a sibling as a child increases risk of early death
In a Danish study of 56,000 people, the risk of dying over the next 37 years was 71 percent higher than it was for individuals who did not experience the death of a sibling in...