preterm baby


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Noun1.preterm baby - an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestationpreterm 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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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for their supplemental New Drug Application for Makena (hydroxyprogesterone caproate injection) subcutaneous auto injector drug-device combination product, which was designed as a ready-to-administer treatment to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women who are pregnant with one baby and who spontaneously delivered one preterm baby in the past.
AMAG announced FDA approval for their supplemental New Drug Application for Makena subcutaneous auto injector drug-device combination product, which was designed as a ready-to-administer treatment to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women who are pregnant with one baby and who spontaneously delivered one preterm baby in the past.
We just learnt of the sad demise of the 23-week preterm baby, who was on ventilator support," the hospital said.
The main concerns in caring for a preterm baby are feeding issues as the baby would not have developed good sucking as compared to a term baby.
Baby Noura was classed as an extremely preterm baby when she was born at Zulekha Hospital Sharjah, weighing only 600 grammes - less than a litre of water.
Baby Noora was classed as an extremely preterm baby when she was born at Zulekha Hospital Sharjah, weighing only 600 grams.
However, the best way to feed a preterm baby still remains unclear.
Biopharmaceutical company AMAG Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGS:AMAG) reported on Monday the launch of the new single-dose, preservative-free only US FDA-approved Makena to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women who are pregnant with one baby and who spontaneously delivered one preterm baby in the past.
Fabella also introduced the Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) system, which basically involves the mother wrapping the preterm baby in embrace for warmth and breastfeeding.
A preterm baby was delivered by Cesarean section at a gestational age of 34 weeks due to fetal distress.
Preterm baby developmental follow-up form and socioeconomical level scoring form directed to the families were applied to all subjects.
Giving pregnant women magnesium sulfate within 24 hours of delivering a very preterm baby reduced the risk of cerebral palsy but showed no additional effect in the children's outcomes 6-11 years later, found a new study.