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All babies born to women with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 should be tested

CDC Says Test All Newborns of Mothers With Confirmed, Suspected COVID-19

Newborns should be tested 24 hours after birth and, if the test is negative, be retested the next day
Sleep-onset problems in the first year of life may precede an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis in children at higher risk for ASD

Sleep Problems in Infancy May Be Tied to Autism Diagnosis

Findings seen among children at risk for autism due to having a sibling with the condition
Since 2009

No Improvements Seen in Meeting AAP Vitamin D Intake Guidelines

Nonbreastfeeding infants more likely to meet the guidelines than breastfeeding infants
After the COVID-19 emergency declarations

Pediatric Vaccine Ordering Has Decreased During COVID-19

Decrease seen in VFC-funded APIC-recommended childhood vaccines after national emergency declaration
Use of monitoring with continuous pulse oximetry for infants with bronchiolitis who do not require supplemental oxygen varies widely by hospital

Pulse Oximetry May Be Overused in Infants With Bronchiolitis

Routine use of continuous pulse oximetry not advised for infants who do not require supplemental oxygen
In an initial guidance document issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics

Guidance Issued for Infants Born to Mothers With COVID-19

Evidence inconsistent with in utero transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from moms with COVID-19 to neonates
Compared with adults

Doctors Report on Four COVID-19 Infections in Newborns in China

Newborn babies and infants appear to be less vulnerable to poor outcomes with COVID-19
Compared with children who are naturally conceived

Early-Life Mortality Risk Higher in ART-Conceived Children

Increased risk for mortality seen in the first year of life, predominantly in the early neonatal period
Three of 33 neonates born to mothers with coronavirus disease 2019 in Wuhan tested positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Three Neonates Born to Mothers With COVID-19 ID’d as Positive

One of three neonates was born early; all three had pneumonia on chest radiographic imaging
Antibiotic prescriptions in the first year of life are associated with an increased risk for type 1 diabetes in childhood

Antibiotics in First Year of Life May Up Risk for T1DM by Age 10

Antibiotic prescriptions for ear, respiratory tract infections major driver for increased risk