Newborn

Why Did Nearly 1 in 10 Infants Not Receive Vaccinations in 2016?

Why Did Nearly 1 in 10 Infants Not Receive Vaccinations in 2016?

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The World Health Organization and UNICEF have reported that 12.9 million infants worldwide did not receive any vaccinations in 2016.

Not All Newborns Screened for Heart Disease and Hearing Loss, Says CDC

Not All Newborns Screened for Heart Disease and Hearing Loss, Says CDC

Some newborns in the US still are not getting screen for congenital heart disease or hearing loss, which is critical for early intervention.

Newborns Should Receive First Dose of Hep B Vaccine Within 24 Hours of Birth, Says AAP

Newborns Should Receive First Dose of Hep B Vaccine Within 24 Hours of Birth, Says AAP

About 1000 new cases of perinatal hepatitis B infection are identified annually in the United States, says AAP.

Newborn Nurseries Have Varying Evaluations of Sepsis

Newborn Nurseries Have Varying Evaluations of Sepsis

Obstetric diagnosis of chorioamnionitis is the most commonly used factor to identify the risk for EOS.

Additional Newborn Screening Tests for Metabolic Disorders Approved by FDA

Additional Newborn Screening Tests for Metabolic Disorders Approved by FDA

These detect Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 1, Pompe, Gaucher and Fabry.

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