Preterm birth, also known as premature birth, is the birth of a baby at fewer than
37 weeks gestational age. These babies are known as preemies or premmies.
Babies born at this time are less likely than babies born earlier to develop serious
disabilities resulting from premature birth, though they remain at a higher risk ...
A premature baby is born too early, before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Premature
babies may need to stay in a NICU and may have long-term health problems.
A premature birth is when a baby is born before 37 completed weeks of
pregnancy. Premature babies may have health problems and need special care.
A premature birth is a birth that takes place more than three weeks before the
baby is due. In other words, a premature birth is one that occurs before the start of
If your baby is a preemie, she will likely have some difficulties in the beginning.
Find out how to help your premature baby--and your family-- thrive.
The number of premature babies has increased by 30 percent since 1981, but
the survival rate for these tiny babies has improved dramatically over the last few
If your baby is born early - also called 'premature' or 'preterm' - they may need
Nov 7, 2016 ... Learn more about premature birth, risk factors, and what you can do.