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WHO urges healthworkers to allow lifesaving mother-baby contact

March 16, 2021 3:08 pm

Newborn babies all over the world have “a right to the life-saving contact they need with their parents”, and this should not be denied due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said Anshu Banerjee, a WHO expert in maternal and newborn health

How to identify the early symptoms of premature birth?

January 26, 2021 4:02 pm

There is a higher risk of issues among kids who are born prematurely. Preterm babies tend to grow at a slower pace than full-term babies

World Prematurity Day: Diseases preterm babies may carry when exiting the NICU

November 17, 2020 2:57 pm

Depending upon how early they are born and to support these babies, they may need Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) care, where doctors create an environment similar to the mother’s womb

World Prematurity Day 2020: How to take care of a preterm baby at home

November 17, 2020 12:32 pm

No need to worry if you are excited to take the baby home as caring for preterm babies is not so different from caring for normal term babies. You just need to keep a few important things in mind

'You cannot expect a delivery room setup in an aircraft': Doc who helped birth a baby on Delhi-Bengaluru flight

October 10, 2020 9:27 am

'I didn't have nurses or assistants with me; it was a challenge.'

Breastfeeding for a premature baby: Things new parents need to know

August 31, 2020 5:15 pm

Premature babies, especially the ones that are younger than 33 weeks, are not strong enough to gain nutrition by direct breastfeeding.

Tips to care for a preterm baby at home

June 09, 2020 1:22 pm

There's no need to worry though as caring for preterm babies is not so different from caring for normal deliveries. You just need a little change in the environment to make them comfortable.

Breast milk may help prevent heart disease in premature babies: Study

November 29, 2019 4:40 pm

Identifying the key components within breast milk that result in improved heart health could pave the way for a more targeted approach to long-term cardiovascular wellbeing for those born prematurely, according to the researchers.

'Many preterm babies grow up to lead healthy, resilient lives'

October 23, 2019 2:05 pm

More than 2.5 million children were analysed for the study. More than half of the ones born prematurely showed no serious health concerns in adulthood. That said, babies who are born extremely premature (22 to 27 weeks), however, can still face health complications, as per the study.

Premature birth affects brain health of infants, suggests study

June 29, 2019 12:23 pm

For the study, researchers used high-density electroencephalography (EEG) and other tools to map interactions between different brain regions when babies were in active sleep and quiet sleep.