Archive for November, 2022

Helping Babies Breathe On Life’s Most Dangerous Day

Friday, November 25th, 2022 |

  What is the most dangerous day in a person’s entire life? Perhaps the one when a teenager receives his or her driver’s license, the first big college party event, rock climbing or back woods vacation? Worldwide data actually demonstrate that the highest risk of death – life’s most dangerous day – is the first […]

What Causes Malnutrition In Pregnancy?

Friday, November 11th, 2022 |

  Malnutrition especially impacts pregnant women around the globe. The challenges of food security, poverty, anemia, malnutrition, low birth weight, and failure to thrive are all inextricably interwoven. Worldwide, the effect of protein-calorie malnutrition is correlated with low-birth-weight infants, maternal anemia, preterm labor, immune suppression, and loss of work productivity.   Maternal causes of newborn low […]