© Foundation Acta Paediatrica. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Edited By: Hugo Lagercrantz
Impact Factor: 2.073
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2011: 35/115 (Pediatrics)
Online ISSN: 1651-2227
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Language experienced in utero affects vowel perception after birth: a two-country study
Christine Moon, Hugo Lagercrantz, Patricia K Kuhl
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July 2013: Unexpected collapse of healthy newborn infants
The incidence of unexpected collapse of presumably healthy newborn infants in three Stockholm University Hospitals was found to be 38/100 000, ten times higher than expected from UK and German national surveys. Prone, possibly asphyxiating position, unsupervised breastfeeding during the first two hours, primiparity but also distractions such as smart cellular telephone use emerge as risk factors.
Unexpected collapse of healthy newborn infants: risk factors, supervision and hypothermia treatment by Nicolas J Pejovic and Eric Herlenius (pp. 680-688)
Acta Paediatrica Virtual Issues
Virtual issues are collections of articles on a particular subject, published in Acta Paediatrica. They are selected by the editor to provide a rapid overview of the activity in a particular aspect of paediatrics. The following virtual issues are now freely available:
- Selected articles on obesity published in Acta Paediatrica June 2012 to June 2013
- Selected articles on speech and language development published in Acta Paediatrica during 2011-2013
- Selected articles from the Biennial Meeting of the International Perinatal Collegium XXII in Amalfi, Italy, June 25-29, 2011