Tag Archive: nursing

May 30 2017

Protecting Breastfed Babies in the First Days of Life: Q&A with Rebecca Ahrens-Nicklas, MD

More mothers are breastfeeding than ever before. However, getting breastfeeding going can be difficult. Babies with inherited metabolic disorders, such as medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (let’s just call it MCAD) can be especially vulnerable to low blood sugar if they aren’t getting enough milk in the early days of breastfeeding.

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Dec 14 2012

New Study Shows Home Visiting Program May Be Struggling to Reduce Childhood Injuries

One of the nation’s largest programs providing home visitation support for at-risk mothers and children may not be as successful in reducing early childhood injuries as it was in earlier evaluations, according to new research findings from the Children’s Hospital…

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-study-shows-home-visiting-program-may-be-struggling-to-reduce-childhood-injuries/