Health & Medicine
When a couple decided to get married in their newborn daughter’s RNICU room, the UAB community came together to pull off their wedding.
Physicians from UAB travel to Zambia to identify low-cost interventions to prevent newborns from getting hypothermia.
A deployed father traveled 7,600 miles across 11 time zones to meet his son in UAB's Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

A UAB professor will conduct new research that could provide answers to questions about the causes of preterm birth.

Women with substance use disorders now have a comprehensive care program at UAB to help navigate prenatal and postpartum care.
Wellness and healing for RNICU moms comes in many forms, including sewing Halloween costumes for their infants through UAB’s Institute for Arts in Medicine program.
The Golden Week program developed by UAB’s Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit was recently recognized nationally for its standardized set of practices for premature infants, providing them with quality care in their first week of life.
A biomarker, endothelial mitochondrial function, may be useful for early identification of newborn babies at risk for lung disease and could enable novel therapy approaches.
were with youUAB is raising funds to hand out complimentary lifesaving infant CPR kits to caregivers of high risk infants.

Antenatal corticosteroids given to high-risk moms are associated with better outcomes for babies born prematurely.

A UAB physician provides tips for traveling with infants. 

Contrary to advertisements, bumper pads and stuffed animals are not part of a safe sleep environment for infants.
UAB researchers hope to establish Cialis as a therapeutic agent for pregnant women exposed to chlorine and bromine during industrial accidents or acts of terrorism.
UAB researchers have discovered that an infant’s airway — once thought to be sterile until after birth — is colonized by bacteria or bacterial DNA, which could be protective for or predict development of severe lung disease, knowledge that may offer a therapeutic target.
UAB continues to improve maternal and infant health as the only university to be a member of all three NIH perinatal networks.
Developmentally appropriate activities conducted by parents with their child during the first three years after birth reduce childhood cognitive delays in low-resource families.
Premature babies at UAB receive handmade quilts from Oxford, Alabama, Girl Scout troop.
Narrowing of aortic arch, infant’s otherwise good health prompt physicians to move Baby JJ’s Glenn procedure up one month.
Between-hospital variations in active treatment explain much of the difference seen in infants born at 22 to 24 weeks of gestation.
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