Life-saving formula a step closer to human trials

A global innovation that has the potential to prevent women in developing countries from the fatal loss of blood after childbirth will move a step closer to human trials, following a $ 500,000 gift from Australia’s Planet Wheeler Foundation. Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today

True documentation of the human cost a maternal death (Tanzania)

Disney movies often spring from the tragedy of a maternal death– think Cinderella, Snow White, Bambi, the Fox & the Hound, Finding Nemo, Beauty & the Beast and on it goes. We know that not only is the premature death of any woman is a tragedy, but that obviously there are effects for at least […]

Human milk fat improves growth in premature infants

For premature infants, adequate growth while in the neonatal intensive care unit is an indicator of better long-term health and developmental outcomes. Researchers have now successfully incorporated a cream supplement into premature infants’ diets that improved their growth outcomes in the NICU. Infant’s Health News — ScienceDaily

How critically ill infants can benefit most from human milk

Human milk is infant food, but for sick, hospitalized babies, it’s also medicine. That’s the central premise of a series of articles in a neonatal nursing journal’s special issue focused on human milk for sick newborns. Infant’s Health News — ScienceDaily