Premature Babies

Prematurity on the Today program

November 18, 2007 No Comments »

Next week on the Today program they’re doing a piece on premature babies. The following is a letter I’ve sent in: Dear Today, My daughter Miss E was born prematurely on the 29th of March this year, at 26 week ... Read More »

Ronan And Walking

November 17, 2007 3 Comments »

Well Ronan still isn’t walking. He is now 20 months old (17 months corrected)! We have been attending physio since he was 6 months old and it has been so helpful with reaching his milestones. His fine motor skills are ... Read More »

Premature Baby & Sleeping Habits

November 16, 2007 No Comments »

Babies who are born early usually need extra time to catch up to their full-term peers when it comes to developmental milestones, and sleep is no exception. Why premature babies take longer to sleep through the night? Premature babies can ... Read More »

Premature babies

November 12, 2007 No Comments »

Many babies are born before their mother’s pregnancy has reached full-term. This can lead to health problems – although most go on to lead active and fulfilling lives. BBC News Online examines the risks associated with a premature birth. How ... Read More »

Dealing with four month milestone delays

November 8, 2007 4 Comments »

Our daughter Talia recently had her first developmental review, at four months corrected. Prior to meeting the paediatrician, we completed a questionnaire asking where she was in terms of gross and fine motor control, social/communication, problem solving skills and so ... Read More »

Helping Premature Babies Breathe Easier

November 2, 2007 No Comments »

I was forwarded a link to the Australian Synchrotron Science about a case study being performed by ~ The University of Queensland. This is the information they provided on their website: We need a layer of natural lung surfactant NLS ... Read More »