Sandra Cesario

Bio

Specialties:

  • neonatal nursing

Affiliation:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gently massaging the umbilical cords of preterm infants delivered by C-section may improve their blood pressure, boost blood flow and increase levels of red blood cells, a new study finds.

    Researchers suggest this technique could offer these pree...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Reproductive Endocrinology:

    WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The overall birth rate in the United States rose a bit for the first time in seven years in 2014, according to new federal government data.

    The same report, from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also found that birth rates f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used gynecological procedure may increase the risk of preterm delivery in future pregnancies, a new study suggests.

    Dilation and curettage (D&C) is one of the most common minor surgeries in obstetrics and gynecology. It is used in ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extremely premature infants who take part in randomized clinical trials don't have worse outcomes while in the hospital compared to those who aren't part of such research, a new study finds.

    The researchers undertook the study because it wasn't k...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The more babies breast-feed, the less likely it is that they will develop any kind of misalignment in their teeth later on, a new study shows.

    But pacifiers can negate some of that potential benefit, even if the children are breast-feeding, the Au...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology Nursing:

    MONDAY, June 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding -- even for a short time -- may lower a baby's later risk of childhood leukemia, a new study suggests.

    The researchers found that babies breast-fed for at least six months appear to have a 19 percent lower risk of childhood leukemia ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While the percentage of hospitals that send breast-feeding mothers home with formula packs has fallen dramatically during the last several years, about one-third of U.S. hospitals still do so, newly released data shows.

    The formula packs usually ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer new mothers have been prescribed the painkiller codeine since public health officials warned about a rare, but potential risk of overdose for breast-feeding babies, a new study says.

    Experts said the study results, reported in the May 12 ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine:

    FRIDAY, May 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Just in time for Mother's Day, a new study looks at when during the day the stork brings American parents that bundle of joy.

    Research into 2013 data finds that as rates of elective c-section and induced vaginal births rise, American babies are incr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    TUESDAY, May 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research supports the theory that girls born prematurely fare better than preemie boys in the first weeks of life.

    The study of 2,700 premature infants found that females were able to breast-feed or bottle-feed one day earlier than males. This...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women may be using shared breast milk from friends and family, but they don't always consider the risks involved with providing donor milk to their babies, a new survey shows.

    As many as one-third of women don't consider the health of a breast ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who breast-feed their babies and later develop breast cancer are less likely to have the cancer return or to die from it than women who do not breast-feed, new research shows.

    "We found in this study of over 1,600 women with breast cancer ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has just released updated guidelines for judging whether or not a newborn is ready to leave the hospital.

    The decision to allow a healthy newborn to go home is made after careful...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Babies feel pain in much the same way as adults, says a new study that challenges some experts' beliefs that babies don't feel pain.

    Some people have argued that babies' brains aren't developed enough for them to really "feel" pain, said study l...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Antibiotics appear to be overused in many neonatal intensive care units, new research suggests.

    Just how overused these medications were varied widely, the study authors found. Some neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) gave antibiotics to newbor...Full Article