Tag Archives: Babies

How IT collaboration changes prospects for high-risk babies

Hundreds of babies are born addicted to drugs every day. According to estimates from the National Council on Drug Abuse, 32,000 babies were born with neonatal abstinence syndrome between 2004 and 2014—that’s one baby every 15 minutes. Infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) experience intense symptoms during periods of withdrawal and are often completely inconsolable.… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »