MRI, Extremely Preterm Birth & IQ

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2014-05-14 | Author: admin


An Australia research group - Victorian Infant Collaborative Study - based in Melbourne investigates both short- and long-term outcomes associated with preterm birth. One of their studies has followed a large cohort, which includes participants from the 4 major children's hospitals in Victoria, 298 preterm survivors and 262 n...



Stem Cells for Preemies

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2011-05-21 | Author: admin


The children's charity Action Medical Research is funding a project aimed at developing a cure for a condition called Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP). ROP can lead to blindness in premature babies, putting the youngest, sickest and smallest babies most at risk, including over 3,000 babies who are born more than 12 weeks earl...



New Preemie Products

Posted in: Preemiehelp News | Date: 2012-07-15 | Author: admin


Earlybirds spreads its wings for Bigger Birds The earlybird certainly catches the worm with the launch of the Bigger Birds range from Earlybirds – clothing specialists for premature and small babies from 800 grams to 4.5 kilograms. Bigger Birds takes over where Earlybirds left off, and caters for the commonly narrower hips ...



Preemie Parents and Pain

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2011-09-14 | Author: admin


Educating preemie parents on recognizing and responding to pain in their baby has been shown to lift the confidence of parents once they leave the hospital or neonatal intensive care unit (NICU for short). A new study in the UK conducted a research project involving 169 parents of preeemies. Half of these preemie parents rec...

AlbertEinstein_iconOne of the greatest minds in history, Albert Einstein was born preterm.

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Preemie, Premmie, or Prem?

Most babies spend between 38 and 42 weeks in their mother’s uterus. So, technically a preterm birth, preemie, premmie, or prem, is an infant who is born less than 37 completed gestational weeks. 

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