Acta Paediatrica

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Edited By: Hugo Lagercrantz

Impact Factor: 1.647

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 53/120 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1651-2227

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We are delighted to announce that Acta Paediatrica is now available in online-only format from January 2017.

Impact Factor
Please find more information on the journal's 2015 Impact Factor here.

Swedish Young Investigator Award
Congratulations to Dr. Cornelis Pronk who are the winner of the 2016 award and to Sanna Hellström Schmidt who will receive a special Award. To find out more about the award, previous winners, and how you can propose a candidate for the International Young Investigator Award, please click here.

Press Release:Study Examines “Small for Gestational Age” across European Countries
The article by Jennifer Zeitlin, Anna-Karin, et al. is freely available and can be found here.

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June 2017: Parent-infant closeness in European neonatal intensive care units
Raiskila et al’s study focused on how much time the parents of preterm infants spent in 11 neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in Finland, Estonia, Sweden, Norway, Italy and Spain. The result showed that the parents’ presence ranged from a median of 3.3 hours per day in Como, Italy, to 22.3 hours per day in Stockholm, Sweden. Skin-to-skin contact ranged from an average of half an hour to nine hours per day. Allowing parents to stay overnight in NICUs was the most important factor in establishing parent-infant closeness, according to the authors.

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