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Feb

Preemie dances on Ellen Show

Posted in: Fun clips for preemies | Date: 2011-02-01 | Author: CMolloy

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In China, parents of a very small preemie sent their son to dance lessons after doctors suggested he move his limbs to music to help build up his weak muscles.  They didn't anticipate how much he'd love it, or how good he would be!   This little preemie is now world famous for imitating Michael Jackson's moves, he's appea...

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Jun

Pregnancy & diet soft drinks

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

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Research in Denmark has found that pregnany women who drank artificially sweetened soft drinks were at greater risk for preterm birth.  As reported by "The Telegraph" the project involved nearly 60,000 pregnant women and found that those who drank one serving per day of artificially sweetened fizzy drink were 38% more likel...

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Dec

Breastfeeding & Pain in Preemies

Posted in: Industry News | Date: 2011-12-02 | Author: CMolloy

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Not only is pain in preemie babies upsetting annd stressful for parents, if pain is not managed well it can have serious negative consequences, both short- and long-term. It can affect preemie babies' ongoing sensitivity to pain, stress arousal systems, and brain development. In the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) pain as...

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Nov

Preemie: Food Phobia

Posted in: Parenting Stories | Date: 2011-11-25 | Author: CMolloy

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Feeding difficulties are not uncommon for preemie infants but imagine being aged 5 having never eaten solid food. One little Aussie premmie, named Emma Coles is one such girl, she has a serious food phobia, so she has not been able to feed "normal" food. Emma was born at 27 weeks gestation, which is 3 months premature, and onl...

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

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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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