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Preterm birth

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Preterm birth, also known as premature birth, is the birth of a baby at less than 37 weeks gestational age. These babies are known as preemies or premmies.

Premature babies | March of Dimes

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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.

What's the outlook for premature babies born before ... - BabyCenter

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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 ...

What's the outlook for premature babies born before ... - BabyCenter

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Late preterm babies are unlikely to develop serious disabilities resulting from premature birth, but they may be at a higher risk for subtle learning and behavioral ...

Premature birth - Mayo Clinic

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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  ...

Premature Babies: MedlinePlus

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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 Primer on Preemies - KidsHealth

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Premature infants, known as preemies, come into the world earlier than full-term babies. Prematurity occurs when a pregnancy lasts less than 37 weeks; full-term  ...

Premature Babies - Information on Babies Born Prematurely ...

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A comprehensive and parent-friendly on-line book about premature babies created by the Canadian Paediatric Hospitals.

Preemies - Premature Babies - Parents.com

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Here you'll learn about caring for a premature baby, from common preemie conditions to feeding to catching up developmentally. Our tips help you through this ...

Tommy's - Information and support on premature birth

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A premature baby (or preemie) is an infant born earlier than usual, before 37 weeks pregnant. There are different levels of prematurity, and generally the risk ...

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