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premature baby born 3 months early

June 14, 2008 No Comments »

MILICA shouldn’t be here yet. This five-week-old baby, born three months’ premature, should still be a kick in her mother’s belly and a half-decided name. Now her home is a plastic tub, a mess of monitor wires and a tube ... 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 »

If music be the food for premature babies, play on

March 2, 2008 2 Comments »

On first listen, a pacifier that plays music to your baby sounds like just another product to put in the “useless baby stuff” file along with the Diaper Genie, the Wipe Warmer, hard–soled shoes, and infant hairbrushes. But for some ... Read More »

Formula can be best for prem babies’ brains

March 1, 2008 No Comments »

Highly enriched formula milk is better for the development of premature babies’ brains than breast or standard formula milk, according to research. British researchers found that premature babies’ diet had a clear influence on brain development and IQ. The doctors ... Read More »

24 week premature twins coming home

February 25, 2008 No Comments »

My little battlers are coming home Tiny twins Ben and Jordan Alexander came into the world more than 15 weeks early, weighing less than 1.5kgs between them. Their early arrival was a real shock for first time mother-to-be Karen Banks, ... Read More »