Tag : premature babies

Artificial Womb For Premature Babies

Children  27 April '17

Hope For Premature Babies: Artificial Womb Technology To Save Preemies? Scientists Succeeds In Lamb Test

Have scientists from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia found the answer to helping premature babies develop normally in this artificial womb experiment?

Touch Therapy In Babies

Development  20 March '17

Touch, Skin-To-Skin Contact In Premature Babies Help Shape Brains, Study Says

Because they have not completed a pregnancy term, the brains of premature babies haven't fully developed their sensory abilities.

Breast milk bank faces shortage of donations

Feeding  2 March '17

Baby’s Health: Encouraging Donations For Breast Milk Banks

A breast milk bank in Ireland is experiencing a shortage in supply but managers are hoping it is only temporary.

Octopus For A Preemie

Infant  28 February '17

Comforting Preemies: How Crocheted Octopus Toys Help Premature Babies Survive

Premature babies are getting the comfort and security they need from crocheted octopus toys.

Germany Has Europe's Lowest Birth Rate

Health  19 December '16

Premature Babies At Kansas City Hospital Made Up Into 'Gifts' For Their Parents This Christmas [WATCH]

The March of Dimes is behind the idea, with the help of the St. Luke Hospital staff. They have also done this during Halloween.

Nazareth House Care Workers Look After Single Mothers In Need

Health  15 June '16

Breastfeeding Leads To Better Hearts In Premature Babies

A study has found that feeding premature babies with breast milk helps improve their hearts in the long-term.

Haitians Continue To Struggle One Month After Earthquake

Health  25 May '16

Researchers Study Premature Babies And Their Lifelong Struggles, Here's What The Study Finds

Babies born prematurely or with extremely low birth weight were found to face life-long struggles in terms of health and socio-economic conditions.

Humanitarian Efforts Continue Following Devastating Super Typhoon

Health  18 May '16

Study: SSRI Antidepressant Exposure Can Cause Lower Birth Weight In Infants And Premature Birth

A new study reveals that anti-depressants can cause lower birth weights in infants. In addition to that, there is a huge possibility that women on SSRIs can give birth to premature babies.

Surviving Childbirth In Afghanistan

Health/Nutrition  6 April '16

Premature Babies Grow Up Showing Lack Of Interest For Others, Study Says

A study from Kyoto University revealed that preemies show less interest in people and have a problem following their gaze.

World's Smallest Surviving Baby Makes First Public Appearance

Infant  29 March '16

Extremely Preterm Babies Struggle In School And Have A Tougher Life As Adults

Doctors can now save infants from dying of extremely preterm birth. However, two studies state that these babies are more likely to struggle in school and to have a tougher life as adults.

Infant Hiccups

Parenting  25 March '16

Getting Rid of Infant Hiccups

Reasons behind and how to deal with infant hiccups

premature kids

Infant  17 February '16

Bullied Premature Kids Are At Higher Risk Of Mental Health Problem

Babies born prematurely are at higher risk of developing mental health problems, according to McMaster study.

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