Craniosynostosis for Parents
Craniosynostosis is when seams between bones in the skull close too soon. When this happens, the skull can’t expand grow as it should, and it develops an unusual shape.
Necrotizing Enterocolitis for Parents
Necrotizing enterocolitis is an intestinal disease that usually affects preemies. Medicines and therapy can help babies with NEC.
Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR) for Parents
IUGR is when a baby in the womb doesn't grow at the expected rate during the pregnancy. Women with IUGR should eat a healthy diet; get enough sleep; and avoid alcohol, drugs, and tobacco.
Ultrasound: Head for Parents
Doctors order head ultrasounds when there's a concern about neurological problems in an infant.
Sepsis for Parents
Sepsis is a serious infection usually caused when bacteria make toxins that cause the immune system to attack the body's own organs and tissues.