Nathalie Maitre

premature baby sleeping on mom's chest

Premature infants in NICU do better with touch: study

Treatment in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) saves millions of infants born prematurely every year. But treatment is not without cost. Painful procedures such as needle pricks can impact early brain development.

Vanderbilt study shows mother’s voice improves hospitalization and feeding in preemies

Tool predicts risk for developmental delays in early childhood

A non-invasive measure of electrical brain activity in preterm infants predicts cognitive and communication functioning during early childhood, according to a new Vanderbilt University study.

Healing with a mother’s voice