Care of premature infants has improved substantially over the years. Neonatologists—physicians who specialize in the care of newborns—routinely save babies born at only a little over a pound. In fact, neonatologists are fairly confident they can save babies born at 28 weeks gestational age, and by 30 weeks the odds are excellent.
Nutritionist and health educator, David Leal, answers some of the most commonly asked questions about baby food to help you raise a healthy eater for life.
Parenting is no walk in the park, it’s filled with daily decisions – some large, some small - many of which can affect the well being of your child for years to come. One of the most important decisions new moms must make is what they will feed their new bundle of joy: breast milk or formula?
Ever heard of baby blues? It’s not the color you’re painting the nursery. More than 70 percent of women show symptoms of unexplained tearfulness, feelings of being let down, and a decreased appetite after delivering a baby.
A tool developed by researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine will aid future research on congenital heart defects, a disease that affects 40,000 newborns each year in the U.S. alone.