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BAPM publishes new framework on therapeutic hypothermia for neonatal encephalopathy

January 5, 2021
The framework covers case selection, parent/carer communication, recommendations for infants who fall outside of current criteria, investigations, network and transport implications, nursing care, prognostication, reorientation of care, follow-up, governance and future research.

Paediatricians call for dialogue with providers of breast milk substitutes

January 5, 2021
The European Academy of Paediatrics along with six other European paediatrics associations have called on the WHO to rethink a proposed ban on cooperation between the medical community and commercial providers of breast milk substitutes.

MBRRACE-UK publishes guidance on signs of life after extremely preterm births

January 5, 2021
There are inconsistencies as to whether deaths after spontaneous birth before 24 weeks are reported as a miscarriage or registered as a live birth and subsequent neonatal death. MBRRACE-UK has issued guidance.

WaterWipes reduce incidence and shorten duration of nappy rash

January 5, 2021
A clinical study of 698 mothers, showed babies cleansed with WaterWipes (which contains fewer ingredients than other brands in the study) are less likely to get moderate to severe nappy rash.

Parents prevented from seeing their baby due to COVID-19 measures

December 21, 2020

QEQM improves safety for neonatal patients with new software

December 21, 2020

BabyBjörn launches Leopard Babies 2021

December 21, 2020
BabyBjörn’s baby products will be available in new leopard print fabrics in the new year. Featuring the Baby Carrier One, Baby Carrier Mini and the Baby Bouncer Bliss, each product was designed with the help of families and medical experts.

Twins Trust report warns babies’ lives are being put at risk

November 18, 2020
The BeCOME report from the Twins Trust highlights continued failure to follow NICE guidance for managing multiple births and finds parents often do not receive advice and help from a specialist.

Tell your inspiring story to WaterWipes and win £2,500

November 18, 2020

BAPM launches QI Toolkit on Antenatal Optimisation

November 18, 2020

BPSU publishes 2019-20 annual report

November 18, 2020
The latest report from the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit is now available to download and contains updates on current BPSU studies including accidental poisoning, fetal alcohol syndrome, neonatal herpes simplex disease and much more.

Medela launches reusable PersonalFit PLUS breast pump set

October 19, 2020
Medela's PersonalFit PLUS pump set for the hospital grade Symphony breast pump has been shown to deliver more milk and more comfort when compared to standard pump sets.

Research reveals mums feel less confident breastfeeding in public due to coronavirus

October 19, 2020

HSIB publishes group B streptococcus impact report

October 19, 2020

Paraid’s versatile trolley helps save babies lives

October 19, 2020
With no consistent approach to neonatal patient transport around the world, Paraid has designed the ET+ trolley specifically designed for the Irish market.