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Premature Babies Remain At ‘High Risk’ Of Developmental Delay, So What Can Parents Do?

Premature Babies Remain At ‘High Risk’ Of Developmental Delay, So What Can Parents Do?

Author: Amy Packham / Source: HuffPost UK Rates of survival among premature babies have increased during the past two decades, but they remain at “high risk” of developmental delay, a study has revealed. Parents of premature babies should ensure they have a follow-up appointment with a paediatrician when their child is two, as this is a valuable opportunity to identify delays early […]

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Those Cute Inflatable Neck Floats Could Be ‘Death Traps’ For Baby, Experts Say

Those Cute Inflatable Neck Floats Could Be 'Death Traps' For Baby, Experts Say

Source: thebump.com At some point this summer, you may have seen pictures of babies in pools with inflatable neck floats on your Instagram feed. Maybe you’ve even tried one yourself. Recently, pictures and videos from a baby spa in Australia have gone viral, making the mini flotation devices seem all the more perfect for baby – right? Perhaps not. Pediatricians […]

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How Is Your Second Pregnancy Different Than Your First? An Expert Explains

How Is Your Second Pregnancy Different Than Your First? An Expert Explains

Author: Mishal Ali Zafar / Source: Romper nataliaderiabina/Fotolia Share The first time you get pregnant, you and your body go through major, major, changes. Mentally and emotionally, you may feel anxious or nervous, and physically — well, that goes without saying. But once you have your baby, and all the emotional and physical stresses subside, you get to relax and enjoy your […]

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How Being A Preemie Changes Your Brain

How Being A Preemie Changes Your Brain

Author: Natalie Escobar / Source: thebump.com For years, research has shown that prematurely born babies can have health problems, including trouble breathing, vision or hearing problems and other developmental delays. So when new research could point the way toward future treatments for underdeveloped preemies, it’s always good news. Preemies’ brains have a particular cellular composition that shows how their brains try to […]

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Touching video shows brave baby boy’s fight for survival after being born premature at 25 weeks

Touching video shows brave baby boy's fight for survival after being born premature at 25 weeks

Author: James Campbell / Source: mirror This touching video documents a baby boy’s incredible fight for survival after he was born premature at 25 weeks. Miracle tot Jenson Mirfin weighed the same as a load of bread when he was born and doctors feared he wouldn’t survive. But now the 17-month-old has made an amazing recovery and is walking and talking like […]

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