premature infant


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Noun1.premature infant - an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestationpremature infant - an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestation
neonate, newborn, newborn baby, newborn infant - a baby from birth to four weeks
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Premature infants already have an increased chance of recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI).
Keywords: Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, Liver failure, Premature infant.
Frequent analysis of breast milk's nutrient content and target fortification to tweak the milk to a more ideal nutrient balance may be a way around this problem, and results from a single-center, randomized trial with 85 premature infants showed that this approach led to significantly better infant weights when measured at 36 weeks postmenstrual age, Dr.
Many premature infants are fragile at birth and require medical care typically provided in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) for days or even weeks (Torpy, 2009).
Along with 95% confidence level, it can be concluded that there is no significant difference between premature infant mothers and normal ones.
Furthermore, in group B infants, the latest PMA of onset of type 1 ROP was 42 weeks of premature infant with GA of 33 and BW of 1410 g.
Lactation consultants, doulas childbirth educators and NICU nurses are in the best positions to educate parents about the benefits of breast milk and human donor milk over formula for their premature infant.
Purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of total parenteral nutrition on deciduous teeth eruption of very low birth weight premature infants.
Unlike the term infant, the premature infant is neurologically immature and has impaired behavioral state organization.
Neal's study of effects of vestibular stimulation by mechanical rocking and the developmental behaviors of the premature infant was funded in 1964 and launched a program of research advanced by others.
13) Joseph DeLee, the Chicago physician eventually dubbed the "father of modern obstetrics,"(14) observed in 1903 that "without mother's milk, it is almost impossible to raise a premature infant - certainly to be a healthy one.