Studies leave little doubt that this nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent can stop preterm labor. But the drug also needs to be administered wisely, and with several fetal complications in mind.
Association between prenatal COVID-19 exposure and neurodevelopment
In a recent study, Developmental Assessment of Young Children, second edition scores for neurodevelopmental outcomes did not differ between infants exposed to maternal COVID-19 during pregnancy and those not exposed.
Association between eviction and child health outcomes
In a recent review, recent eviction was associated with worse child health outcomes.
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.
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.
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