Research Confirms Low Cesarean Rates and Health Care Costs at Birth Centers, Setting a New Standard of Excellence in Maternity Care
In 2009, 12.2 percent of New York’s babies were born prematurely. As of 2011 New York has dropped to a rate of 10.9 percent – a relative decline of more than 10.6 percent in two years.
Article discussing the importance of neonatal nurses.
Kate McCasland returns to the hospital that saved her life as a premature baby.
The United States is slowly reducing its rate of premature births, bringing the rate to 11.7 percent in 2011, but the figure is still higher than public advocates believe it should be.
New study finds that miscommunication was common between clinicians and new mothers and can hamper critical short -term and long-term treatment decisions.
Fifteen million babies are born prematurely each year, and the United States fared badly in the first country-by-country global comparison of premature births, which was released Wednesday by the World Health Organization and other agencies.