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Infants born in the Delta have the worst outcomes

CDC: Infant Outcomes Worst for Those Born in the Delta

Infants born in the Delta more likely to be born preterm, have low birth weight, die in first year of life
Renal pelvis dilatation at the fetal anomaly scan and persistent dilatation in later pregnancy or postpartum is associated with an increased risk for hospital admission in early childhood

Renal Anomaly on Fetal Scan May Up Risk for Admission for Child

Renal pelvis dilatation persisting in later pregnancy or after birth tied to increased risk for later admission
For children at increased risk

Gluten Intake, Celiac Disease Linked in Genetically Predisposed

Increased gluten intake may increase celiac disease autoimmunity, celiac disease in at-risk children
There were significant increases in infant mortality from accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed from 1999 to 2016

Infant Suffocation Deaths in Bed Increased From 1996 to 2016

Rates higher for non-Hispanic black infants versus whites, although risk factors the same
Following existing complementary feeding guidelines for infants may result in overfeeding within the first year of life

Complementary Infant Feeding Guidelines May Lead to Overfeeding

Halving breast milk, feeding per guideline resulted in overweight between 9 and 11 months for three guidelines
Mortality rates are much higher for infants of non-Hispanic black women than for infants of other race/ethnic groups

Infant Mortality Rates Highest for Non-Hispanic Blacks

Infant mortality rate higher for infants of non-Hispanic black versus non-Hispanic white, Asian, Hispanic women
Its extremely high price tag means that a lifesaving medication to treat young children with spinal muscular atrophy is simply too expensive for most families.

Lifesaving Drug for Infants Costs $2.1 Million a Dose

When Zolgensma was approved, maker Novartis said it expected insurance companies to cover the cost
Acute exposure to pollutants in the week prior to delivery and day of delivery is associated with increased odds of neonatal intensive care unit admission

Exposure to Air Pollution Tied to Raised Odds of NICU Admission

Acute exposure during week prior to delivery, day of and day prior to delivery may up odds of admission
Guidelines for the management and treatment of group B streptococcal disease in infants were published online July 8 in Pediatrics.

Guidance Updated for Managing Infants at Risk for Group B Strep

Risk assessment should consider infants born at ≥35 0/7 weeks and ≤34 6/7 weeks separately
Infants who are given acid suppression therapy in their first year of life are more likely to subsequently break a bone

Antacid Use in First Year of Life Tied to Later Fracture Risk

Findings seen among healthy infants taking proton pump inhibitors alone or with histamine H2-receptor antagonists