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Some infants take weeks to regain birth weight, study finds

AAP SmartBrief | Nov 28, 2016

Researchers found that 50% of newborns reached or exceeded their birth weight at 9 days and 10 days after vaginal and cesarean section births, respectively, but 14% of those born vaginally and 24% of those born by C-section had not reached their birth weight at 14 days. The findings in Pediatrics, based on 2009 to 2013 data involving nearly 144,000 infants born at or near full term with healthy birth weight, also showed that 5% of those born vaginally and 8% of those born by C-section hadn't regained their birth weights by 21 days of life. Reuters (11/23)


Stronger mother-daughter relationship lowers risk of early sex initiation

AAP SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

AAP reaffirms guidelines for children with febrile UTI

AAP SmartBrief | Nov 29, 2016

Study: How playing football affects brain health

AAP SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

AAP issues guidance on safe martial arts participation among youths

AAP SmartBrief | Nov 29, 2016

Report details pediatricians' role in helping families through divorce

AAP SmartBrief | Nov 29, 2016

Study finds poor adherence to recommended pediatric acute seizure treatment

AAP SmartBrief | Nov 29, 2016

AAP details child health priorities for Trump administration

AAP SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

Study links kindergarten social skills to success in adulthood

AAP SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

Gastroesophageal reflux drug use prevalent among preemies

AAP SmartBrief | Dec 01, 2016


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