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Disability Expected to Rise as More Premature Babies Survive by Medline Plus Posted Tue 04 Dec 2012 6:38pm Little progress has been made in improving the long-term health of extremely premature babies, and with pre-term births on the rise across Europe, rates of serious disability are likely to increase, doctors said on Wednesday. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Disabilities , Premature Babies Read on »
The World's Most Premature Surviving Baby Boy by BreastFeedingMums .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Mar 2010 12:00am I've just been reading this wonderful story in today's Daily Mail about the world's most premature surviving baby boy. It's such a wonderful result for his parents and all his caregivers who worked so long and hard to help this little man :)  Sometimes I reallly do feel blessed that we live in such a technological age... ... 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 »
The Definitive Guide to Feeding Primal Babies by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 May 2009 10:00pm It’s commonly portrayed as the realm of infant formula, rice cereal, applesauce, teething biscuits, Zwieback toast and Cheerios. And in the following months a large pantry selection of strained this or that in tiny glass, commercial jars… Add to this picture more recent concoctions like toddler formula, Elmo crackers, mini juice packs, fruit gum ... Read on »
Physiologic Benefits and Actions of Vitamin D: SEX AND SURVIVAL by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:45pm One the largest full moon will be observed next Friday night, it's reported. I still can't get wolves off my mind...esp since my children and I are completely mesmerized by the Planet Earth DVD series right now. One of my daughters was born in August -- the busiest time of the year for most OB/GYN/maternity wards around the country. As you know, we ... Read on »
Tiniest Babies Carry Biggest Costs by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm article March 17, 2009 Tiniest Babies Carry Biggest Costs TUESDAY, March 17 (HealthDay News) -- One year of medical costs paid by a company's health insurance for a premature baby could cover the medical costs of almost a dozen healthy, full-term babies, a new report from the March of Dimes claims. Medical costs for health ... Read on »
A vaccine for preventing premature birth is being developed by rita359 Posted Wed 17 Oct 2012 4:23am Some optimistic news has arrived in this connection, vaccines which will prevent premature birth and complications during pregnancy are being developed and are at their final stages of being tested and introduced. These vaccines will prevent the mother’s body from rejecting the fetus and will protect the mother from complications such as preecl ... Read on »
California’s Infant Mortality Rate Reaches Historic Low by CA Dept of Public Health Posted Wed 23 May 2012 5:55am California’s infant mortality rate has reached a record low, announced Dr. Ron Chapman, state health officer and director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). In 2010, the most recent year data are available, the rate was 4.7 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, down from 4.9 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 2009. Infant mo ... 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 , , , , , , , , , , - 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 »
High Risks Of Learning Difficulties For Premature Babies by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Mar 2009 3:57pm Doctors now have the capability to deliver babies that are only at 20 weeks - half the full term of a standard pregnancy. However, an ethical question mark overhangs the consequences of such a premature birth, with high numbers of babies developing a wide range of problems later on, including an inability to walk along with learning difficulties ... Read on »