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Award recognizes “angels” in the NICU
Megan Hall, founder and CEO of Avery’s Angels Gastroschisis Foundation, recently returned to N.C. Children’s Hospital to present the organization’s Award of Excellence to members of her late son, Avery’s, Newborn Critical Care Center team.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2015 / November
About the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Clinicians in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine care for some of North Carolina's smallest, most fragile patients in N.C. Children Hospital’s Level IV Newborn Critical Care Center, which is a referral center for more than 800 newborns from more than 50 N.C. counties each year.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2013 / Issue 3
UNC Neonatologist Releases MyPreemie App, the First Complete Tool Kit For For the Practical and Emotional Needs of Families of Premature Babies
Dr. Mia Doron, co-author of the leading book "Preemies: The Essential Guide for Parents of Premature Babies," addresses the needs of families of premature babies with the new iOS app MyPreemie, designed to provide both information and emotional support on a mobile device.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / April 11
Preemie for a Day
An interactive, multisensory workshop simulating the premature birth experience from the baby’s point of view has our Newborn Critical Care Center nurses rethinking how to provide the best care to our tiniest, most fragile patients.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2013 / Issue 4
For the love of William
A grandson’s care leads Ward and Julia Marslender of Raleigh, N.C., to establish a $1 million bequest that will help UNC Children’s train the next generation of pediatric specialists in nephrology and urology.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 3
UNC Children’s Physician Nationally Recognized for Efforts in Neonatal Medicine
In North Carolina, more than 10 percent of all births are pre-term (before 37 weeks gestation). At UNC Children’s, Dr. Michael O’Shea and his team are combining research and a family-centered approach to care to achieve the best possible outcomes for children born prematurely and their families.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / November
UNC study: Tdap vaccine given during pregnancy reduces occurrence of infant pertussis
A study led by UNC’s Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH, reviewed more than 675,000 pregnancies in the U.S. to determine if the Tdap vaccine given to a mother will reduce the chances of her child developing pertussis during the first 18 months of life. The results show a decrease in overall cases of pertussis, and most notably, in pertussis hospitalization in infants whose mothers were immunized during pregnancy.
Located in News / 2018 / June