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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


A premature baby is one who is born too early, before 37 weeks. Premature babies may have more health problems and may need to stay in the hospital longer ...

What's the outlook for premature babies born before 28, 31, 33, or ...


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 ...

Premature birth - Mayo Clinic


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  ...

Preemie - HealthyChildren.org


Premature birth occurs in about 11 to 13 percent of pregnancies in the US. Almost 60 percent of twins, triplets, and other multiple deliveries result in preterm  ...

Premature Babies and their Problems. Preterm babies info | Patient


The World Health Organization (WHO) defines prematurity as babies born before 37 weeks, learn about Premature Babies and their Problems.

National Prematurity Awareness Month | Features | CDC


Nov 9, 2015 ... Learn more about premature birth, risk factors, and what you can do.

Premature Babies - Information on Babies Born Prematurely ...


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

Preemies - Premature Babies - Parents.com


Learn about caring for your preemie and preemie conditions. Find out everything you need to know about parenting. Parents.com.

Premature labour and birth - Pregnancy and baby guide - NHS ...


Find out about premature labour and birth (before 37 weeks of pregnancy), and what to expect if it happens.

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Almost 1 of every 10 infants born in the United States are premature, or preemies. A premature birth is when a baby is born before 37 completed weeks of ...

A Primer on Preemies - KidsHealth


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  ...

Tommy's - Information and support on premature birth


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 ...