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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.

Preterm babies can face several health risks after they are out of NICU

February 21, 2019 12:22 pm

The earlier their problems are diagnosed, the better the chances for proper development of the baby's brain and body. Parents need to enroll in a follow-up to regularly evaluate the child's health.

Neonatal care: Incubation for preterm babies explained

February 21, 2019 10:25 am

At the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, through incubators, specialised care is provided to newborn babies. It protects them from infection, allergens, excessive noise or light levels.