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newborn

[′nü‚bȯrn]
(medicine)
Born recently; said of human infants less than a month old, especially of those only a few days old.
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Neonatal sepsis refers to bacteremia and associated clinical signs and symptoms occurring in the first month of life.9,10 It is among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in newborns. As the immune system of newborns has not fully developed at birth, they are relatively immunocompromised, rendering them vulnerable to infections.11 In this prospective study, we aimed to evaluate the maternal and neonatal vitamin D status and the effect of vitamin D levels on the development of neonatal sepsis.
A pediatrician, Dr Adejumoke Ayede, has said that the many challenges newborns face from doctors, the hostile environment and poor facilities for their care accounts for Nigeria's leading position in newborn death rates in Africa and its second place globally, after India.
(PhilHealth) has expanded its coverage of essential health services for newborns toenable early detection and management of congenital disorders that may lead to mental retardation.
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