Comparing models for discrimination of infant cries for the early detection of developmental disorders

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Crying is, for babies, the earliest way of expressing and communicating needs like hunger, pain, discomfort or tiredness. Apart from that, the cry is an acoustic signal containing information that provides insights into the medical status of an infant. Much research has been conducted to explore Continue Reading

Stillbirths And Infant Deaths Related To Smoking During Pregnancy And Socioeconomic Inequalities

New research published on bmj.com today reports that addressing the problem of smoking during pregnancy may help to reduce the socioeconomic inequalities in stillbirths and infant deaths by as much as 30 to 40 percent. Without a doubt smoking during pregnancy has been associated with stillbirth. In addition, infant deaths Continue Reading