Oxygen Level & Preemies

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2011-05-09 | Author: admin


Premature babies have underdeveloped lungs when they are born and so often require supplemental oxygen to survive. However, the level of oxygen needed to help preemies without causing other health problems has been a cause of much debate. A scientific publication in the New England Journal of Medicine has concluded that hig...



Stem Cells may Prevent Preterm Birth

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2011-10-15 | Author: admin


A break through in stem cell cell research could help thousands of women at risk of having a preterm birth. Findings reported in the journal “Tissue Engineering” have discovered that they can manipulate the stem cells to make a material that is almost the same as a woman’s natural membrane that surrounds the fetus. This woul...



Antenatal & Postnatal Depression

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2011-10-20 | Author: admin


Preemie Help would like to introduce the newest expert to contribute an article in their area of expertise. Natalie Worth is a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in the treatment of women with post natal adjustment and depression issues. Post Natal depression is sometimes referred to as Postpartum depression, whereas Post...



Families of Premmies; Going Green

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2012-03-23 | Author: admin


After the resounding success of the first “Wear Green for Premmies” Day in 2011, Ms Julia Toivonen, founder of the L’il Aussie Prems website which hosted the inaugural event, is eagerly looking forward to this year’s fundraiser. The 2012 “Wear Green for Premmies” Day will be held on 4th April 2012. Last year’s event attracted...

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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