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Nutrition & Care for Infants (Patient Counselling Guide)

05 Jun 2020
An infant is a human child from birth to the end of the first year of life. A newborn or neonate refers to an infant in the first 28 days of life (less than a month old). The term “newborn” includes premature infants, postmature infants and full term newborns. A newborn’s shoulders and hips are narrow, the abdomen protrudes slightly, and the arms and legs are relatively short. The average birth weight of a full-term newborn is approximately 7 ½ lbs.(3.2 kg), but is typically in the range of 5.5–10 lbs (2.7–4.6 kg). The average total body length is 18-22 inches (45.7-60 cm), although premature newborns may be much smaller. The Apgar score is a measure of a newborn’s transition from the uterus during the first minutes of life.The newborn infant will feed between 8-12 times a day. As weight is gained, the infant will take more at each feeding and the number of feedings per day will decrease. An infant who is receiving adequate feeds will have at least 4-6 wet diapers a day, regular bowel movements, will appear satisfied after a feeding, and will follow the established growth curve. Breastfeeding is the recommended method of feeding by all major infant health organizations. If breastfeeding is not possible or desired, bottle feeding is done with expressed breast milk or with infant formula. Infants are born with a sucking reflex allowing them to extract the milk from the nipples of the breasts or the nipple of the baby bottle, as well as an instinctive behavior known as rooting with which they seek out the nipple.

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Pearl Toh, 4 days ago
Vitamin D supplementation can reduce the incidence of advanced cancer among older adults, in particular those with a normal BMI but not those who are overweight or obese, suggests the large VITAL* randomized study presented during the ASCO 2020 Meeting.
Stephen Padilla, 19 Jul 2019
A quadruple combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) demonstrates similar effects when compared to a triple cART in treatment-naïve people with HIV, according to the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 01 Jun 2020
Current three-drug combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimens have proven to be highly effective, and the use of the relatively inexpensive rilpivirine (RPV) appears to have considerably better tolerability profile than efavirenz or protease inhibitors in regimens containing abacavir plus lamivudine (ABC/3TC) for treatment-naïve patients, offering a good, less costly approach to suppressing HIV, as shown in a Singapore study.
05 Jun 2020
Darunavir lacks potent in vitro antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2 and is therefore not supported for use in the treatment of COVID-19, according to a recent study.