premature baby


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Noun1.premature baby - an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestationpremature baby - 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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In a review published online in the journal Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, the team of researchers propose that in future, combined therapy of glucocorticoids with specific antioxidants may be safer for the treatment of the premature baby.
"Caring for such a small and fragile baby can be daunting, but SPA understands that getting families more actively involved in caring for their premature baby aids development, creates valuable bonding time and helps babies get better faster and Pampers has designed a diaper that I believe meets their needs better than anything available to us today," said Dr.
For her part, a medical doctor at the pediatric ward at NRH, Dr Ado Kabatunanga noted that during the care of a premature baby, follow-ups with doctors were crucial to find out if there was sufficient weight gain as well as to check whether the baby was developing well physically, mentally and neurologically.
HYDERABAD -- A premature baby was brought inside a cloth bag to Civil hospital Mithi on Thursday, leaving the hospital staff shocked.
'I kept asking where he was from and he told me that he was from San Jose, California, and that, as a matter of fact, he was a premature baby born at our hospital.
POLICE have been inundated with offers after an appeal on social media to help a vulnerable family with a premature baby.
The Moment You Were Born is a unique picturebook created for parents to read aloud and share with their prematurely born children--especially during the critical weeks when parental physical contact with a premature baby may be limited out of necessity, and voice is an alternative way to connect with a child in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
The seventh annual Graduates Party raised its highest ever total for local premature baby charity, The Grace Research Fund, after attracting about 200 premature babies looked after in the neonatal unit at the hospital in Walsgrave and their families.
Head down to your nearest Asda store where George have just launched their very first premature baby range with both girls, boys and unisex designs available.
Researchers found that a premature baby of 32 weeks accounted for about 12 percent and 26 percent variation in children's language and thinking score respectively, while there was 20 percent difference in an 18 month's communication scores.
However, although an extremely premature baby's chances of survival have risen, the same research also found the proportion of such infants who experience severe disability as a result has not changed.