Neonatal/Perinatology

Red papulonodule with central crusting on a neonate’s cheek

January 14, 2021

A newborn boy born via normal vaginal delivery at 38.6 weeks gestation to a 33-year-old G5P2022 mother presented at birth with an asymptomatic 8-mm red, papulonodule with central crusting on the right cheek. What's the diagnosis?

Can newborns safely room-in with mothers infected with COVID-19?

December 17, 2020

Many changes have happened in medical care to protect patients and prevent further spread of COVID-19. An investigation looks at whether newborns can be roomed-in with and breastfed by mothers who have been infected.