Neonatal Period

“The neonatal period is the first four weeks of an infant’s life, whether the baby was carried to term or born prematurely. It’s a time of rapid change and development where patterns for infancy, like feeding and bonding, are developed. It’s also the period when there are the most risk for post-birth complications or when birth defects or congenital conditions may first be detected.1 The neonatal period includes the perinatal period, which is the initial period after the birth.” Read More


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