By Ashik Siddique | May 15, 2013 12:25 AM EDT
Infant massage can reduce stress in premature babies, promoting the maturation of preemies’ underdeveloped nervous systems.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 06, 2013 07:28 PM EDT
An ingredient that naturally occurs in breast milk might be used to prevent premature babies from developing a deadly intestinal condition.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 14, 2013 11:56 PM EDT
Preemies are at higher risk for health problems; a new brain activity monitor can detect premature baby development problems before they progress.
By Makini Brice | Dec 31, 2012 05:37 PM EST
A study found that pregnant women saw a 34 percent reduction in the risk of a preterm labor if they underwent a simple dental procedure.
By Makini Brice | Sep 24, 2012 02:50 PM EDT
A recently published study found that women who were born premature were significantly more likely to have pregnancy complications than women who were born at term.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 05, 2012 12:49 PM EDT
While previous studies suggested that multiple abortions could result in complications in future pregnancies, new findings suggests that the risk may be just as great even after one termination.
By Christine Hsu | Jul 18, 2012 10:51 AM EDT
Using marijuana, even before pregnancy, more than doubles a woman's risk of premature birth, according to a new study.