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Growth in the VLBW; could do better!

Among over 300,000 VLBW infants in the Vermont Oxford Network database between 200 and 2013, the weights at discharge were plotted against the Fenton percentiles.  686 more words

Neonatal Research

A boy, a ball and a backpack. (a g-tube update of sorts)

Corrigan has had his feeding tube for four full years now and it is now as much a part of his life, and body, as the nose on his face.   904 more words


The first hesitant steps into the world of blogging!

Well here I am at the ripe old age of, nearly, 43 and writing my first blog. I am questioning why I am opening myself to the world of blogging and have came to the conclusion that I needed to give my brain a break from my crazy world and let this social world take the hit instead! 803 more words

Single Parent


By: Nikki Nies

Sepsis is a life threatening disease that occurs when chemicals are released into the blood to fight infection, leading to inflammation throughout the body.  404 more words

Nikki Nies

Transfusion Associated Necrotizing EnteroColitis?

I’m still not absolutely sure about TANEC, as it now seems to be called. It is certainly possible that transfusions could trigger gut injury in very preterm babies, but how to prove it? 708 more words

Neonatal Research