Tag "Cincinnati Children’s Perinatal Institute"

A massive DNA analysis of pregnant women has identified six gene regions that influence the length of pregnancy and the timing of birth. The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, may lead to new ways to prevent › Continue Reading

Are babies better off if they sleep in a cardboard box? For decades, the government of Finland, which has one of the world’s lowest infant mortality rates, has given expectant mothers a cardboard box, which is filled with baby supplies › Continue Reading

Dr. Amy Nathan, a neonatologist and medical director of the Perinatal Institute at Cincinnati Children’s, is among a number of national medical experts interviewed by US News and World Report on the importance of proper swaddling techniques to ensure the › Continue Reading

A team of researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has discovered that low milk supply during breast-feeding may be due to gestational diabetes. “One consequence of the obesity epidemic is that nearly one out of every four reproductive-aged women › Continue Reading