Premmie Baby Health Issues

Pre-Eclampsia Awareness Week

August 30, 2008 No Comments »

I just discovered that this week is Pre-Eclampsia Awareness Week. I had never even heard of pre-eclampsia until a friend of mine told me it was the reason she needed to have her baby delivered 8 weeks early, four years ... Read More »

Luke Shah’s a hero as scientists understand the premature brain

June 22, 2008 1 Comment »

LUKE Shah is only five, but he’s set to help thousands of premature babies. Born almost three months early, Luke is one of 138 Victorian children whose brains were scanned as newborns as part of a world-first study. Six years ... Read More »

Premmie Baby Health

June 10, 2008 No Comments »

When you have a premature baby, suddenly you find yourself in an unfamiliar hospital environment where staff talk about medical conditions you may never have heard of before. L’il Aussie Prems is pleased to bring you a series of short ... Read More »

Premature girls get more from breast milk

June 3, 2008 No Comments »

Premature baby girls appear to get greater benefit from breastfeeding compared than premature baby boys, according to new research. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University in the United States tracked a group of premature infants in Argentina to gauge the protective ... Read More »

Premature Babies Need Cuddles

May 29, 2008 No Comments »

Cuddling up against their mother’s bare skin can help babies born as early as 28 weeks recover more quickly from the painful medical procedures, a new research suggests. According to the Canadian study, very premature babies benefit from skin to ... Read More »

Premmie RSV Stories

March 30, 2008 No Comments »

The National Premmie Foundation is holding National Premmie Day on Friday 25th July 2008. The theme will be an awareness week of RSV. The Foundation wants to put together a number of stories about prems, the risks of RSV and ... Read More »