The new guidelines focus on parents' role in the care of vulnerable babies, as well as low-cost, evidence-based therapies.
High-risk babies don’t always get the follow-up care they need
A study shows that some high-risk infants don't receive the necessary follow up care and there are inequities in who attends the appointments.
Changing infant care to improve newborns’ health in India
Modifying traditional infant massages led to more weight gain and fewer illnesses among newborns in a Stanford-led community study in India.
Premature babies’ survival rate is climbing, study says
Stanford researchers show that preterm infants survivorship have increased significantly between 2013 and 2018.
Maternal care and race: ‘Birth equity is where a whole life starts’
Across the U.S., unequal medical care is harming nonwhite new moms and their babies. Stanford experts are studying how to flip the trends.
Stanford team improves diagnostics for newborns’ brain bleeds
With changes in ultrasound technology, Stanford researchers have improved the method of diagnosing brain bleeds, a common form of birth injury in newborns.
Packard Children’s smallest baby of 2019 is doing well
Thanks to expert intervention to protect his fragile lungs, a tiny preemie born in January at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is now doing well.
Stanford Biodesign develops device to protect newborn babies from infection
A team of former Stanford Biodesign students developed a device to protect and stabilize umbilical cord catheters in newborn babies.