Newborn Nursery at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Excellent Care from the Moment of Birth
Stanford Medicine News about Pediatric Care and Research
Less sleep, activity linked to prematurity
Data from wearables show that deviations from normal sleep and activity in pregnancy are connected to a risk for premature delivery, a Stanford Medicine-led study found.
Abortion bans’ effect on heart defect
Abortion restrictions will increase the number of newborns with serious heart defects, which could strain hospital resources already in short supply, according to a Stanford Medicine study.
Reversing a cystic fibrosis complication before birth
Giving a new cystic fibrosis medication to a pregnant woman who carries the gene for the disease was unexpectedly beneficial for her fetus, a Stanford Medicine team found.
For information about maternity services at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, please visit the Johnson Center for Pregnancy and Newborn Services website.
About this Site
Part of the Johnson Center for Pregnancy and Newborn Services, we specialize in the medical evaluation and care of newborns who are at or near term.
We designed this site to be a resource for our pediatric trainees as well as health professionals worldwide who care for newborns.
The transition from life in the womb to the outside world is an amazing process. We are priviledged to care for babies as they make this transition and adapt to their new surroundings.