Diet of mother’s milk vs formula has no effect on preterm infant microbiome
For preterm infants, clinical outcomes from microbial mechanisms are not affected by a diet of only human milk compared to bovine milk formulas or fortifiers.
Managing pregnancy in adolescents
At the 44th National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Conference, evidence-based approaches for supporting pregnant adolescents were discussed.
Do cesarean-section babies still receive essential microbes?
Nearly 59% of an infant’s microbiota composition is transferred by their mother.
Digital therapeutic device for urinary incontinence
In study findings published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, leva Pelvic Health System (Renovia) achieved significantly greater urinary incontinence symptom improvement than a standard home pelvic floor muscle training program at 6 and 12 months.
Associations of preterm birth and postnatal growth with brain maturation
In a recent study, worse neurodevelopmental outcomes were seen in children born preterm and with postnatal growth failure.
COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy reduces risk of infant infection
A booster dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy increases protection of infants from infection and related hospitalization.
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