Monthly Archives: January 2013

Donor Breast Milk Banking, and the effects on maternal milk use and production

Human breast milk is the best food for human babies. Although the evidence for some of the benefits is not as sound as I would like, I think it is clear that the benefits for preterm infants are substantial. Hence … Continue reading

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The Eyes have it! Retinopathy of Prematurity updates

A review article in the PNEJM introducing the basic concepts in the pathophysiology and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity (Hartnett ME, Penn JS: Mechanisms and management of retinopathy of prematurity. Prestigious New England Journal of Medicine 2012, 367(26):2515-2526). I think … Continue reading

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Assisted Reproductive Technologies, and how they affect babies.

ARTs of course affect babies, because they produce babies. Recent advances in ART, however, have not taken much notice of babies. Many changes in technique have been introduced without any investigation of the effects on the final product. If I … Continue reading

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