Logistic regression analysis revealed that both outborn and ventilated VLBW
infants had a higher risk of severe IVH.
The most common diagnosis was attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, which affected 17% of VLBW
children and 8% of controls, Dr.
6 mL of whole blood in our routine laboratory, respectively) far exceeds the acceptable standard for daily screening in VLBW
Pediatricians should be more careful about depressive symptoms of mothers of infants with VLBW
and should refer for counseling when it is necessary.
Policies that address teen pregnancy and birth rates, substance abuse, and Medicaid providers are of particular value for the reduction of LBW and LBW, but not VLBW
In 2006, a total of 25,231 infants with VLBW
were delivered in the 19-state reporting area; 19,512 (77.
In our case, the group of VLBW
boys had a lower IQ than the rest of the groups.
Hence, all VLBW
infants should be closely monitored for early signs of NEC independent of feeding strategy used (Sonntag et al.
Studies in VLBW
infants treated with different probiotic preparations have universally demonstrated safety.
The study included all VLBW
preterm infants admitted to HCPA between October 2002 and December 2007 who survived through the 45th week of adjusted GA (i.
However, in some instances, the amplitude of that effect differed with Black women being at greater risk for VLBW
and very preterm births compared to White women.
The risk of severe, grade 3-4 intraventricular hemorrhage was higher among VLBW
infants born as part of a multiple pregnancy (odds ratio 1.