preemie


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preemie

n. a premature baby. (Medical.) There were two preemies born today.
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Now, the level of care is superb in Canada for preemies, in fact.
org), the premier global organization for parents going through the journey of prematurity, announced it will honor four #champions4preemies at its October Tinis for Preemies event in New York City.
Apnoea is another common health problem among preemies.
In short, while dexamethasone does help get preemies "off the ventilator," that small benefit is not worth the long-term risk.
While Small Beginnings is targeting the NICU and hospital markets, RMED International, Westport, CT, is starting to move away from the hospital segment into the retail area with its preemie diapers, which are marketed under the "Tendacare" and "Tushies" brand names.
Since then, Emma's writing has been focused on giving information and support to parents of preemies from the point of view of someone who went through the same harrowing experience.
Howse, PhD, said one of the PREEMIE Act's most important provisions is authorization of a surgeon general's conference at which scientific and clinical experts would draft a national action agenda designed to speed development of prevention strategies.
We are excited to be hosting our second annual golf outing in the Tri-State area," said Jason Hart, who is a Graham's Foundation Board member, preemie dad, and a Principal at The Carlyle Group.
Previous premature delivery is a risk factor for a preemie birth, so the second and third early arrivals were less of a shock.
The University Student Fibers Guild sponsors free knitting and crochet lessons to make items for charities, including an afghan for Womenspace, preemie hats for March of Dimes and clothing for U.
He was 6 weeks old, a preemie weighing all of 4 pounds, the first time Rita and Bob Prectl held the foster-care baby named Jonathan Compton in their arms and hugged him 18 years ago.
The feedings lasted for the 4 weeks or so that each preemie was hospitalized immediately after birth.
It is added to the mother's milk - or to donor milk if mother's milk is unavailable - and fed to the preemie through a feeding tube.
These preemie hats benefit both the premature babies as well as the parents.
Friday's report offers some of the first estimates of how many preemie survivors go on to suffer certain disabilities, and found that where these babies are born, and how early, determines their risk.