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Friday, December 04, 2020



The Early Years: Welcoming your baby after neonatal intensive care unit

December 27, 2019 2:40 pm

Approximately one in eight children are born preterm. Preterm children are at a greater risk for excess hospitalisation and developmental difficulties after Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) discharge.

Watch: A life-saving invention to keep premature babies warm

October 06, 2019 10:30 am

"The reason is because in the first month of a baby's life, its only job is to grow. If it's battling hypothermia, its organs can't develop normally, resulting in a range of health problems from diabetes, to heart disease, to low IQ.”

Preterm babies can face several health risks after they are out of NICU

February 21, 2019 12:22 pm

The earlier their problems are diagnosed, the better the chances for proper development of the baby's brain and body. Parents need to enroll in a follow-up to regularly evaluate the child's health.

Neonatal care: Incubation for preterm babies explained

February 21, 2019 10:25 am

At the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, through incubators, specialised care is provided to newborn babies. It protects them from infection, allergens, excessive noise or light levels.

15-bed neonatal ICU opened at city’s Chacha Nehru hospital

November 27, 2014 1:44 am

The hospital now has a total of 35 ventilator-equipped ICU beds for newborns. It is now the largest neonatal unit in the city, officials said

Fire at hospital's NICU, infants escape unhurt

June 25, 2014 2:28 pm

Eighteen infants were later shifted to SS Medical College at Rewa, the official said.

Premature infants benefit from adult talk

February 22, 2014 12:19 pm

At 32 weeks and 36 weeks, staff recorded the NICU environment for 16 hours with a Language Environment Analysis (LENA) microprocessor.

BMC plans to increase neonatal beds in its hospitals

December 13, 2013 1:19 am

The issue was raised in the meeting after the Deonar maternity centre was vacated recently.

Baby ‘thrown’ to death from PGI

July 22, 2012 2:50 am

In a shocking incident,an infant was found dead under mysterious circumstances today at the premier tertiary care institute,PGIMER,at about 5:30 am

For extremely low-birth-weight babies,special care at KEM

June 26, 2012 2:27 am

Babies weighing less than 1,000 gm at birth undergo intrusive and painful treatment to help them survive.