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Baby Development- World Breakthrough in treating Premature Infants by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 5:01pm By Colleen Hurley, RD, Certified Kids Nutrition Specialist Just a few weeks ago, a long term study was launched to determine if breast milk can reduce the health risks association with premature births and very low birth weight babies. Babies born prematurely often experience both short and long term health problems including developmental disorde ... Read on »
Prevention is Key News Goal for Premature Babies by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Feb 2010 9:57pm By Colleen Hurley, RD, Certified Kid’s Nutrition Specialist Having a baby prematurely is a harrowing experience for the whole family, and can often leave a baby with lifelong health struggles.  The good news is, more research has been focused on care and treatment for preemies than ever before, finding improved standards of care.  A recent ... Read on »
DHA supplements for breastfeeding mothers may help premature babies by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 11 May 2010 12:00am AAP.org - Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fatty acid, is essential for the growth and development of infants’ brains. Very premature infants may be deficient in DHA because they miss out on the third trimester in utero when the omega-3 f ... Read on »
1 million premature babies die each year, report finds - USATODAY.com by Jodi K. Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 12:00am By Liz Szabo, USA TODAY The preterm birth rate in the USA is especially high: 12.7% of all babies are born early, according to the March of Dimes. That rate has increased 36% in the past 25 years, partly because of an increase in elective cesarean section, an increase in older mothers and the growing use of assisted reproduction, wh ... Read on »
Music by Mozart calms premature babies, helps them grow by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 12:00am Published January 11th, 2010 in , , , , , , , , , , AFTAU.org - The music that preemies listen to doesn’t have any lyrics that tell them to grow, but new research finds that premature babies who are exposed to music by 18th-century composer ... Read on »
Mozart Effect: The effect of music on premature babies by Nestor L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 27 Jan 2010 10:04pm Do you remember the Mozart Effect? In the 1990s a small yet very influential study showed that listening to classical music, and in particular Mozart, improved test performance in college students -thus Mozart must make you smarter! The public reacted and an entire industry was born. Parents rushed to the stores to purchase Mozart CDs s ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Serious health problems seen in premature babies given Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) oral solutio by FDA Posted Tue 08 Mar 2011 10:11am Safety Announcement Additional Information for Patients Data Summary Safety Announcement [3-8-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is notifying healthcare professionals of serious health problems that have been reported in premature babies receiving Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) ... Read on »
Mother's Voice May Help Premature Babies Breathe Easier by HealthFinder Posted Fri 09 Mar 2012 12:00pm healthnewslink In small study, researchers played recordings of mom's heartbeat and voice in incubators. FR ... Read on »
Talking to premature babies by Lily's Dad Patient Expert Posted Sun 23 Feb 2014 12:00am Facinating new study about talking to premature babies by a team at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Researchers found that "Premature babies benefit from being exposed to adult talk as early as possible."  Preterm infants exposed to higher wo ... Read on »
November is Premature Baby Awareness Month by Glenna M. Posted Wed 11 Nov 2009 10:00pm   Photo from www.marchofdimes.com   Over 13 MILLION babies are born prematurely in the world every year with the highest preterm births in Africa and Asia.  600,000 of those babies are born the United States.  Rates of premature birth have risen 36% in the U.S. over the last 25 years. 28% of the 4 million neonatal deaths each year ar ... Read on »