neonatal neonatal  /ˌni oʊ ˈneɪ təl/


  • (adj) relating to or affecting the infant during the first month after birth


  1. The same thing with neonatal outcome.
  2. Today neonatal specialists can ensure the survival of up to 95% of infants born preterm.
  3. Thanks to advances in neonatal medicine, surgeons could ensure Baby Doe's survival by attaching his esophagus to his stomach, but nothing could be done to prevent retardation.


  1. Photo: Belmont II Ruritan Club holds Mother’s Day cupcake party

    The Belmont II Ruritan Club of Christiansburg held its annual Mother’s Day cupcake party on May 12 at the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital neonatal intensive care unit. “There are few things worse for a new mother than leaving the hospital without your baby,” said Jami McQuain, who hosted the event. “Our son spent 11 weeks [...]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

  2. New NICU opens at Touro Infirmary

    A new state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit opens at Touro Infirmary.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WDSU New Orleans

  3. You’ll Never Guess Mariah Carey’s Favorite TV Show

    File this under 'Awesome': Mariah Carey is a huge "Game of Thrones" fan. Nick Cannon and March of Dimes hosted a “Daddy’s Day Out” on Thursday for new fathers who have had children in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), … Continue reading ?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: omg! Celeb News via omg!


  1. Tory MP Edward Leigh, the committee chairman, warned: "Constraints in capacity mean that the Department of Health is struggling to meet the demand for neonatal services which has risen year on year." "The serious shortages of neonatal nurses...
    on Jun 16, 2008 By: Edward Leigh Source: UK Express

  2. "Saving the lives of mothers and their newborns requires more than just medical intervention," said Ann Veneman, Unicef's executive director. "Educating girls is pivotal to improving maternal and neonatal health and also benefits families and...
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Ann M Veneman Source:

  3. Health secretary Nicola Sturgeon said: "Mothers should be able to deliver their babies at their local hospital wherever possible, but because neonatal care is a very highly specialised area and because of its unpredictability, this cannot always be...
    on Mar 3, 2010 By: Nicola Sturgeon Source: Scotsman

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