Displaying items by tag: women and infants services

UAB-led national study shows using blood pressure medication to treat pregnant women with chronic hypertension improves pregnancy outcomes, including a decrease in severe preeclampsia and preterm birth.
UAB maternal-fetal medicine specialists partner with the DCH Health System to provide specialized care for high-risk pregnancy patients in West Alabama.
Death or severe brain bleeding in the first week after birth dropped from 27.4 percent to 15 percent after introduction of a bundle of evidence-based, potentially better practices for preterm infants. Median weight of the 820 infants studied was 1 pound, 10 ounces.

UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including patient experience, bariatric surgery, obstetrics, minimally invasive surgery, stroke care, cancer care, breast care and women’s services.

UAB neonatologist aims to support literacy from birth through his new Baby Bookworms book and reading program study. 

In October 2020, amid a global pandemic, the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute launched the Southeast’s first uterus transplant program — only the fourth of its kind in the United States.
UAB’s Women & Infants Center is recognized for efforts to prevent sudden unexpected infant death.
In light of COVID-19, UAB’s Women & Infants Center has made key enhancements to the patient experience to protect all who seek care.
The CuddleCot will help UAB nurses and doctors guide grieving families through the infant loss process.
The flu shot is safe for both pregnant women and their unborn babies.
For UAB’s tiniest patients, Thanksgiving will be a little more festive with turkey bottoms.
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