Mother knows best
Jul. 2, 2018—The first demonstration of bacterial DNA in mammalian fetal intestinal tissue suggests that the mother’s microbiome moves into the fetal intestine.
Higher cigarette taxes linked to fewer infant deaths
Dec. 1, 2015—Higher taxes and prices for cigarettes are strongly associated with lower infant mortality rates in the United States, according to a new study from Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan released Dec. 1 in the journal Pediatrics.
It helps to have Friends in fight against prematurity
Sep. 13, 2012—The Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will commit $1 million to combat prematurity during the group’s 40th anniversary celebration Thursday evening. Since 1972, the volunteer organization has supported Children’s Hospital through fundraising, community awareness and service to patients and families. In a jovial atmosphere inside Children’s Hospital’s Theater, Friends members were...