In case you missed it: October 19 to October 23

October 23, 2020

It was a very busy week for the Contemporary Pediatrics team.

This week’s top articles included:

Misshapen heads in infants create complicated assessment​

A number of abnormal head shapes can occur during development in the womb. A recent guide is available to help pediatricians assess these issues and understand when to seek a referral.

Medicaid funding impacts circumcision utilization

A report examines the impact of Medicaid funding on how many neonates undergo circumcision.

How governmental spending can impact infant mortality

An investigation examines how governmental spending, in both health and nonhealth areas, can impact infant mortality rates.

Does exposure to an epidural during delivery increase autism risk?

An investigation looks into whether exposure to maternal epidural during delivery has an impact on risk for autism spectrum disorder.