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Postpartum Symptoms Lessen After Premature Birth When Mothers Talk One-On-One With Nurses

By | Wed, 10/02/2013 - 16:59

Postpartum symptoms after a premature birth decline when mothers talk one-on-one with their nurses.

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Preemie Baby, ‘Faith,’ Born At 23 Weeks; Survives Without Brain Damage

By | Fri, 08/30/2013 - 22:12

A premature newborn with all odds against her survived her birth and first few months to be considered a "preemie" miracle.

Dr. Oz Warns Kim Kardashian About Risks Of Raising Premature Bab

Dr. Oz Warns Kim Kardashian About Risks Of Raising Her Premature Baby; What Do Preemie Parents Need To Consider?

By | Mon, 06/17/2013 - 15:22

Dr. Oz warns Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to be cautious about raising their premature baby, based on his own experience parenting a preemie infant.

Baby Cold? Put It In A Bag. Plastic One-sies Protect Preemies From Hypothermia

By | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 00:02

Plastic bags or wraps are a low-cost intervention for the prevention of hypothermia in infants of developed countries.


'They'll Starve To Death': FDA OKs Drug Imports To Address Nutritional Medicine Shortage For Sick Babies

By | Wed, 05/29/2013 - 17:47

The FDA says the import of injectable nutritional drugs should help alleviate the medicine shortage for sick babies, until the primary US manufacturer can get its plant up and running again.

Infant Massage Reduces Stress in Premature Babies

Infant Massage Therapy Reduces Stress in Premature Babies

By | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 00:25

Infant massage can reduce stress in premature babies, promoting the maturation of preemies’ underdeveloped nervous systems.

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Breast Milk Ingredient Could Prevent Deadly Colitis In Premature Infants

By | Mon, 05/06/2013 - 19:28

An ingredient that naturally occurs in breast milk might be used to prevent premature babies from developing a deadly intestinal condition.

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Premature Baby Development Problems Can Be Tracked With New Brain Monitor

By | Thu, 03/14/2013 - 23:56

Preemies are at higher risk for health problems; a new brain activity monitor can detect premature baby development problems before they progress.

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With One Dental Visit, Pregnant Women Could See Risk of Premature Birth Decrease by Third

By | Mon, 12/31/2012 - 17:37

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.


Mothers Born Premature Have Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications

By | Mon, 09/24/2012 - 14:50

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.


A Single Abortion Raises the Risk of Premature Birth in Future Pregnancies

By | Wed, 09/05/2012 - 12:49

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.


Marijuana Use Before Pregnancy More Than Doubles the Risk of Premature Birth

By | Wed, 07/18/2012 - 10:51

Using marijuana, even before pregnancy, more than doubles a woman's risk of premature birth, according to a new study.