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- Nurses Create Evidence-Based Protocol for Infant End-of-Life Interventions. Nurse researchers who developed an evidence-based protocol for nursing interventions to support families before and after an infant's death presented their pilot project at the 2017 Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress.
- Studies Look at Better Ways to Treat Infant NAS. Studies presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting showed benefits for newborns with neonatal abstinence syndrome when they stayed with their mothers in the same hospital room and when they were given methadone or buprenorphine instead of morphine.
- Breast Milk Supports 30% of Beneficial Intestinal Bacteria. A study of 107 mother-infant pairs found that breast milk is the source of nearly 30% of beneficial intestinal bacteria. Another 10% comes through skin contact during breastfeeding, according to the study in JAMA Pediatrics.