Why it’s so hard to treat pain in infants (National Geographic)

National Geographic HNN Team

This article was originally published by National Geographic.  BY SHARON GUYNUP PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 11, 2021 “For decades physicians believed that premature babies didn’t experience pain. Here’s what doctors know now – and the innovative solutions being embraced by today’s caregivers. Doctors once believed that infants—especially premature babies—did not feel pain, and if they did, they would … Continued

Nearly one in five babies in Brazil born ‘small’ and at risk of early childhood death

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine News (website) Brazil HNN Team

This article was originally published by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. New identification of small vulnerable newborns at higher risk of mortality could be a step towards preventing neonatal deaths. 18% of babies born in Brazil over seven years were born ‘small’ –  either preterm, small for gestational age (SGA) or with … Continued