Premature babies require some extra care and attention. Learn more about what to expect when you bring your preemie home.
5 Things You Should Know About Preterm Labor About 11 percent of all pregnancies in the US deliver prematurely, and more than 450,000 pregnancies will be at risk for complications. Find ...
Being Born Too Early Does Not Equal Lifetime of Health Problems It was once thought that preterm babies were going to face health issues throughout their life. That may not be so.
Breastfeeding Premature Babies Advances in neonatology give premature babies a great chance for a normal life. Today, more and more parents are discovering that there is ...
Diet Soda Linked to Preterm Birth Moms-to-be may want to rethink popping the top on that can of diet soda—it could increase the risk of preterm birth.
Everyday Tech Gadgets Help Moms and NICU Babies Bond At one Los Angeles hospital, technology comes to the rescue of new moms recovering from C-section and their NICU babies
Extremely Preterm Babies Face Long-Term Lung Problems Premature babies born at 25 weeks or earlier may face lung problems, such as asthma, down the road.
Healthcare for Preemies Preemies are precious, but do require more care. Here is an overview of what follow-up your premature baby may need in addition to regular ...
Kangaroo Care: Skin-to-Skin Contact to Help Your Preemie Premature babies and their parents can benefit from loving touch through kangaroo care - the practice of giving preemies skin-to-skin ...
Music Therapy: Mozart Might Benefit Preemies Is there really a Mozart effect? New research suggests that playing Mozart’s music to preterm newborns slows their metabolism—helping the ...
NICU Parent Survival Guide Nothing prepares a new parent for the moment when she is released from the hospital without her newborn. Here are a few tips to surviving baby's ...
Premature Babies: 7 Things You Should Know If a baby is born before 37 weeks gestation, it is considered premature (about 11 percent of all babies are premature by this definition). ...
Probiotics for Preemies Leads to Faster Growth, Weight Gain The smallest of preemies may benefit from probiotics, or the “good bacteria” that promotes intestinal health.
Q&A: Are preemies at risk for excessive bleeding?
Q&A: Can preemies drink water?
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