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Feb

Psychiatric Risk for Preemies

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2013-02-20 | Author: CMolloy

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BABIES born very preterm, before 32 weeks' gestation, have higher rates of psychiatric disorders by school age compared with their peers. A study by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute in Melbourne shows a number of factors that predict which very preterm children are at higher risk. These factors include brain abnormali...

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Feb

NICU Dr, Successful Communicators?

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2012-02-05 | Author: CMolloy

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A group of researchers based in Canada sought to find out if the information content, process, and social interaction of the antenatal consultation satisfies the informational needs of women admitted to hospital in preterm and threatened preterm labor. Many hospitals have recently moved toward the family/patient centered care...

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Dec

Algorithm Predicts Premature Births

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

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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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May

Preemies School-age

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2013-05-10 | Author: CMolloy

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Extremely preterm babies or extremely small prems are still behind their term born counterparts in relation to intellectual, educational, and behavioral outcomes by the time they reach school-age. A study conducted in Victoria led by the Royal Women's Hospital followed up 189 extremely preterm or extremely low birth weight ba...

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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