Dads 17 January '17
NBA basketball player J.R. Smith and his wife announced that their daughter was born five months early.
Health 27 November '16
Recent studies have shown that there is a detrimental effect for babies in their future academic performance when they are born pre-term or post-term.
Health 9 August '16
Scientists have found a way to treat breathing problems in premature infants.
Health 31 May '16
When they turn adults, prremature babies have been found to have lower peak bone mass which is a factor in developing osteoporosis.
Health 13 May '16
Consumption of marijuana during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy can cause premature or pe-term birth, new research reveals. This is the first time that the use of marijuana has been directly linked to pre-term risks.
Parenting 28 March '14
Anti-smoking laws are linked to reduced asthma cases in children and premature births, an international study suggests.
Health/Nutrition 27 March '14
A premature baby born three months early and weighing only 1 pound was able to survive with the help of a sandwich bag.
Parenting 6 March '14
Expectant mothers who eat fruits and vegetables may prevent premature births, a recent study indicates.
Health/Nutrition 13 February '14
Talking to babies who are born premature may help in their language development, a new study finds.
Infant 15 November '13
Babies who were born prematurely may benefit more from ‘kangaroo care’ or skin to skin therapy than intensive care procedures, a leading expert says.
Health/Nutrition 23 August '13
A new clinical trial funded by the U.S. government exposes premature infants suffering from anemia to risks without fully informing their parents, according to the advocacy group Public Citizen.
Parenting 15 August '13
Researchers from the University of Oxford in England told Medical News Today that premature infants are more susceptible to acquiring heart conditions later on in life.
Parenting 14 August '13
Adults who were born prematurely may have a higher risk of developing heart problems later on in life, a small new study suggests.