June 1, 2006 | Journal Article
July 1, 2006 | Journal Article
Recent research on health risks associated with low birth weight has focused on very low birth weight as opposed to moderately low birth weight (MLBW) children. This study asks whether MLBW children also experience ongoing vulnerability to poor health or whether their rates of morbidity are comparable to the rates for the general population.
November 1, 2006 | Journal Article
January 23, 2002 | Program Results Report
From 1995 to 1996, staff from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care developed a model for a family support program to address problems encountered by pre-term infants and their families.
March 18, 2013 | Journal Article
Understaffing of nurses in NICUs associated with an increased risk of nosocomial infection among very low birth weight infants.
September 24, 2012 | New Public Health Post
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) honors Ruth Ann Shepherd, MD.
September 12, 2012 | New Public Health Post
September 23, 2014 | News Release
Researchers found that nurse understaffing and practice environments were worse at hospitals with higher concentrations of black patients, contributing to adverse outcomes for very low birth weight infants born in those facilities.
June 18, 2012 | Story
Pamela Federline started fresh out of college on the Infant Health and Development Program, moved on to the Generalist Physician Initiative, and from there to the Covering Kids Initiative. That made for many happy memories.
November 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Low birth-weight babies randomized to an intervention group were taller and had larger head circumference at eight years.