Neonatal Hypothermia: Understanding the Dangers and Importance of Temperature Control in Newborns

Author(s): Liu Lei

Neonatal hypothermia is a critical condition characterized by low body temperature in newborn infants, posing significant risks to their health and well-being. The first hours and days of a newborn’s life are crucial for their development and adjustment to the outside world, making temperature regulation a vital aspect of neonatal care. This article aims to explore the dangers of neonatal hypothermia, its causes, consequences, prevention, and management strategies, highlighting the importance of maintaining optimal body temperature for the overall health of newborns.