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Dec

Algorithm Predicts Premature Births

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2013-12-08 | Author: admin

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About three decades ago, my girlfriend came to the world as a preemie, born in the 33rd week of pregnancy. She weighed only 3.7 lbs. For the record: every birth before the 37th week of gestation is considered preterm and hence risky. There were no complications, and she grew up healthily and normally. The truth is: there is a ...

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Jul

Preterm Birth Breakthrough: Infections

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2014-07-07 | Author: admin

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Estimates of preterm birth in Australia suggest one in 12 or approximately 8% of Australian babies is born preterm. The incidence worldwide is even higher, approximately 10%, meaning around 15 million babies are born preterm annually. The estimated cost is very high and Australia spends approximately $500 million per year on...

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Apr

Live Music Benefits Preemies

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2013-04-21 | Author: admin

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A large study in the US as found that live music can be beneficial to preterm babies. The study was lead by Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City and involved 11 hospitals. Music therapists helped parents of preemies change their favorite tunes into lullabies. The researchers have reported that live music, played or s...

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Jan

Preemiehelp safety posters for download

Posted in: Preemiehelp News | Date: 2011-01-31 | Author: admin

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Help communicate your preemie's needs in the NICU by downloading these free preemiehelp posters.  Sometimes visitors are unaware or forget what they should and shouldn't be doing when they visit tiny prems in the hospital so placing these safety posters on your preemie's isolette can be an effective way to remind people to ...

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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