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  • Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (TTN) for Parents


    For some newborns, the first few breaths of life may be faster and more labored than normal because of a lung condition called transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN).

  • Flat Head Syndrome (Positional Plagiocephaly) for Parents


    Babies can develop a flat spot on the back of their heads, usually from sleeping in the same position too long. Alternating your baby's sleep position and providing lots of "tummy time" can help.

  • Apnea of Prematurity for Parents


    Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is a condition in which premature infants stop breathing for 15 to 20 seconds during sleep. AOP usually goes away on its own as a baby matures.

  • Pregnancy & Newborn Center Content List for Parents


    Whether you just found out that you're expecting or your due date is fast approaching, find out what you need to know about pregnancy, childbirth, and preparing for parenthood.

  • 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.

  • Doctors & Hospitals for Parents


    Doctor and hospital visits, tests, surgery, insurance paperwork, and medicines: let us help you take some confusion out of the process.

  • 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.