The outcome of the babies was noted as being dead or survived (at discharge time) and various risk factors affecting morality were determined and compared between pre term and term/post term infant
groups as shown in Table-II.
After the initial visit, the next routine visit for the healthy term infant
is usually at two weeks of life, and then again at two months (Hagan et al.
For full-term infants
Ross recently introduced Similac Advance with Iron, an infant formula that contains DNA and ABA, for parents and health care professionals who want to feed a term infant
formula supplemented with those fatty acids.
Martek's oils have been introduced into additional markets with more term infant
formula launches imminent.
2001), the head circumference of ELBW infants was smaller than that of the term infant
The normal term infant
is born with a generous liver copper store, and copper deficiency in neonates is a rare event (5).
has announced that its nutritional oils have been introduced in a premium term infant
formula in the Philippines and Saudi Arabia.
There have been new studies since [the previous policy statement was published in 2004] to find out if there are better ways to assess the readiness for discharge of a healthy term infant
, and these studies have shown that perceptions of readiness or unreadiness at the time of discharge often differ among pediatricians, obstetricians, and mothers," said lead author and neonatologist Praveen Kumar of Northwestern University, Chicago.
These findings support the prevailing recommendations for immunization of the preterm infant at the chronological age appropriate for a term infant
," concluded Dr.
One term infant
with viral exposure at about 19 weeks had thrombocytopenia, and another term infant
with viral exposure at 19 weeks had hyperbilirubinemia from blood type incompatibility.