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Procter & Gamble Co. revealed that its No. 1 brand, Pampers, is introducing its smallest size diaper ever to meet the needs of hospitals that care for the tiniest of premature babies. The Cincinnati-based company said it consulted with nurses › Continue Reading

More than 1,500 infants are born prematurely in Hamilton County every year, according to an economic impact report by Cradle Cincinnati, a nonprofit based at Cincinnati Children’s. The extra care those babies require costs more than $93 million annually. “Preterm › Continue Reading

President of the March of Dimes, Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, visited Cincinnati on May 19 to mark the one-year anniversary of the Ohio Research Collaborative to find unknown causes of prematurity. The March of Dimes made a $10M commitment to › Continue Reading

Dr. Lou Muglia is working with the March of Dimes to study and discover patterns of premature births in families. Muglia believes identifying patterns could lead to finding a genetic cause which might help doctors identify at-risk mothers and possibly prevent › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s is playing a lead role in an unprecedented research effort in Ohio focused on preventing premature births – the leading cause of infant deaths. The March of Dimes is investing $10 million for five years of collaborative research › Continue Reading

With nearly a half million American babies born prematurely each year, U.S. News & World Report is hosting a special Twitter chat this week to explore the problem. #Preemies Twitter chat will be held May 23 from 2 p.m. to › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s researchers have discovered a biomarker that may help prevent a devastating intestinal disease that occurs in one of every 10 early preterm infants. The study, published in the journal Microbiome and led by Ardythe Morrow, PhD, may help › Continue Reading

Today, Cincinnati Children’s was named one of Parents Magazine’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals – number 3 to be exact! This is an honor for the medical center and a reflection of the hard work and dedication of our more than › Continue Reading

Parents Magazine has ranked Cincinnati Children’s third among the best children’s hospitals in the country, according to the publication’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals survey. Cincinnati Children’s also ranked among the top three hospitals nationally in six areas of pediatric subspecialty › Continue Reading

It’s World Breastfeeding Awareness month and this year’s theme is “The Road to Lifelong Health Begins with Breastfeeding.” Organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics, Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, the American Dietetic Association, and the World Health Organization have done › Continue Reading