There are many ways that neonatologists organize their days and nights. Neonatologists, in common with other doctors who care for critically ill patients, generally work in a pattern in which they spend a block of time caring for patients Monday - Friday, but then are "on call" over weekends, holidays and at night.
Ever wonder how to boost your child’s brain power? You can give your toddler a great mental jumpstart with a few important nutrients: antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids and iron!
A new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics found that anesthesia exposure at age 3 years or less can cause problems with language — both understanding and expressing words.
Many parents who hear about this study will immediately wonder what impact it may have on their own children and ask:
My son James was born in 2009 at 31 weeks weighing an even 3 pounds. He had his first major surgery when he was only a few days old. He was diagnosed with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH), a short esophagus and a few other internal abnormalities.