"This study emphasizes that though technically labelled as term infants
, this is a high-risk population that requires added and targeted breastfeeding support programs," said I.
It seems to be clear that NEC in term infants
is a multifactorial entity in which predisposing events such as mesenteric hypoperfusion and hypoxia-ischemia are a necessary but insufficient condition.
It was found that male sex (88.8%), cesarean-section delivery (77.7%), respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) 44.8% and sepsis (44.4%) were more associated with PPHN in premature infants than with term and post term infants
Late-preterm infants may approximate weight of term infants
and may initially transition well from birth; however, they may fail to maintain this stability (Kelly, 2010).
Oronasopharyngeal suction versus no suction in normal and term infants
delivered by elective cesarean section: a prospective randomized controlled trial.
Risk of respiratory morbidity in term infants
delivered by elective caesarean section: cohort study.
Specifically, management believes that for fiscal 2000 as a whole: (1) term infant
formulas containing Martek's oils will be introduced in additional countries; (2) sales and royalties from the company's nutritional oils will continue to grow; (3) sales of new high value products from the company's stable isotope group will increase; and (4) sales of diagnostic products will grow.
Controversy abounds regarding the potential for pre-term low birth weight (LBW) infants to catch up to the typical growth pattern of the normal birth weight term infants
of the same age.
The 3rd quarter also included the introduction of term infant
formula containing Martek's oils in New Zealand and the introduction of pre-term formulas containing Martek's oils in three additional countries.
"There have been new studies since [the previous policy statement was published in 2004] to find out if there are better ways to assess the readiness for discharge of a healthy term infant
, and these studies have shown that perceptions of readiness or unreadiness at the time of discharge often differ among pediatricians, obstetricians, and mothers," said lead author and neonatologist Praveen Kumar of Northwestern University, Chicago.
If a term infant
is not symptomatic and maternal antibiotic prophylaxis was not adequate, opinions differ as to whether to perform limited evaluation with empiric treatment or close observation (SOR: D, based on expert opinion).
Additionally, the term infant
has processed much auditory information during prenatal development and at birth can recognize its mother's voice, prefers women's voices, can recognize stories and melodies heard during the final trimester of fetal growth, and prefers his or her native language (DeCasper & Fifer, 1980; DeCasper & Spence, 1986; Moon, Cooper, & Fifer, 1993).
Evaluation and treatment of jaundice in the term infant
: a kinder, gentler approach.
"These findings support the prevailing recommendations for immunization of the preterm infant at the chronological age appropriate for a term infant
," concluded Dr.
One term infant
with viral exposure at about 19 weeks had thrombocytopenia, and another term infant
with viral exposure at 19 weeks had hyperbilirubinemia from blood type incompatibility.