Newborn Care


Scientists have discovered mirror neurons. These are nerves that activate in response to the actions and emotions of other people. Mirror neurons play an integral part in the attachment of human beings. Parent-infant dyad is one of the shared emotions. When babies smile parents feel emotions of elation. When babies cry parents feel emotions of...
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Newborn Skin Care

Newborns come packaged in a thick protective skin lubricant called vernix caseosa. This thick “cheese sauce” protects and hydrates the skin and also has antibacterial properties. Vernix is not so appealing looking or feeling, especially covered in birth secretions, so it is quickly wiped away after birth and then washed away with the first antiseptic...
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Intestinal Obstruction In Newborns

Having a new baby is a joyful yet stressful experience. Your great love for your new child will drive you to do everything possible to keep your precious cargo safe. In this month’s blog series I have attempted to explain the most important things you need to know to give your newborn the best chance...
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Understanding Sepsis

A newborn baby is the greatest miracle of life. There is nothing more incredible and supernal than the creation of a new human being. Newborns enter a world of many dangers and their small bodies are as yet unproven in competency to deal with many trials. The infant’s intestines have not yet been tested with...
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