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The Center for Disease Control’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report revealed that cases of gastroschisis, a serious birth defect where the intestines extrude from a baby’s body through an opening in the abdominal wall, have more than doubled over the › Continue Reading

The March of Dimes released its eight annual report card rating cities, states, and the United States as a whole on the percentage of preterm births. The US received a “C” rating with a 9.6 percent preterm birth rate while › Continue Reading

On Saturday, July 18, the Leonidas Foundation will host the second annual Polo for Babies Charity Polo Match benefiting the Perinatal Institute at Cincinnati Children’s. Chris and Betsy Leonidas created the foundation in 2013 after their newborn daughter, Adeline, contracted › Continue Reading

  U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings were released today for 2015-2016, and Cincinnati Children’s has been named the No. 3 children’s hospital in the country for the fifth year in a row. Cincinnati Children’s programs › Continue Reading

Research headed by Dr. Jeffrey Whitsett, co-director of the Perinatal Institute at Cincinnati Children’s, led to the creation of Airway Therapeutics, LLC, a start-up company that is working to help extremely premature infants. Babies born before 28 weeks typically can’t breathe without › Continue Reading

A study published in the British Medical Journal finds that healthy diets in pregnant women are linked to a lower likelihood of early delivery, and Dr. Louis Muglia, co-director of the Perinatal Institute and director of the Center for Prevention › Continue Reading

With a pre-term birth rate higher than the national average, Cincinnati Children’s is joining community leaders in launching a collaborative tasked with reducing the rate at which babies die before their first birthdays. At a launch celebration last week, Dr. Jim Greenberg, › Continue Reading

It’s a three-peat! U.S. News & World Report announced their Best Children’s Hospitals rankings today, and we are honored to be named the No. 3 children’s hospital in the country, for the third year in a row. In addition to › Continue Reading

Patients at Cincinnati Children’s receive some of the best care in the country, according to the latest hospital rankings by US News and World Report. Overall, Cincinnati Children’s ranked third among all Honor Roll hospitals in the magazine’s 2012 Best › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s is leading the way in meeting national goals for delivering the smallest preemies at the places that are best equipped to handle them. A compendium of U.S. Public Health Services/Department of Health and Social Services goals and objectives, › Continue Reading

We all know computers can do amazing things. But reduce preterm births? No way, right? Well, maybe. One of our neonatologists presented research at the annual meeting of Pediatric Academic Societies earlier this month that explains how. Through computer analysis › Continue Reading

A new study in the Lancet offers good news in showing that death rates in children under 5 are dropping in many countries, according to data from 187 nations from 1970 to 2010.  The study notes that 7.7 million children › Continue Reading

Solving the puzzle of unacceptably high prematurity rates in the United States isn’t just a matter of finding the right pieces and fitting them together. It can also require doing something extraordinary before even knowing where to look. Experts say › Continue Reading

In November, I introduced the issue of prematurity as one that we care deeply about at Cincinnati Children’s. Since that time, the March of Dimes has issued their annual report card, and the news for Ohio isn’t good.  In the › Continue Reading