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Home care for preterm infants improves health

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2010-06-30 | Author: admin

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Preventative care in the home has been shown to improve health and behavior in infants born preterm, according to recent Australian research.   ...

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Apr

Douglas's Story

Posted in: Parenting Stories | Date: 2011-04-26 | Author: admin

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This is my baby Douglas. He is our miracle in so many ways. I was surprised to learn I was pregnant as I had a tubal ligation 1 year before. I was feeling awful, but never thought that I could be pregnant. Surprise,surprise. After my first ultrasound we got the news that I had single umbilical artery. I had to go for ultrasounds...

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Nov

Short story competition Winner!

Posted in: Parenting Stories | Date: 2011-11-20 | Author: admin

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A Person’s A Person No Matter How Small …Dr Seuss “Homebirth, breast-milk, cloth nappies and zero intervention”.  These words once defined my expectations of motherhood… the pride before the fall. On July 4th 2002 my precious son was born by emergency caesarian section, 14 weeks early and weighing just 816g. &nb...

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Apr

Price Slashed-Preemie prevention drug

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2011-04-19 | Author: admin

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KV Pharmaceutical Co., the maker of an expensive drug to prevent premature births slashed the price by more than half on Friday (1st April 2011), following an outcry over the high cost and moves by federal regulators to keep a cheap version available.   ...

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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