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2014-01-24 00:20:51

6-Year-Old Born 11 Weeks Too Soon Named March of Dimes 2014 National Ambassador WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A New Hampshire family that benefitted from the March of Dimes 75-year legacy of success, now is helping it achieve its goal of giving more babies a healthy start in life by preventing preterm birth. Six-year-old Aidan Lamothe, who was born more than 11 weeks too soon, has been named the 2014 March of Dimes National Ambassador. Aidan and his...

2014-01-17 12:24:48

March of Dimes Urges Women to Quit Before Pregnancy WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the U.S. Surgeon General confirms that smoking during pregnancy causes babies to be born with cleft lip and cleft palate. "We now have confirmation that smoking during pregnancy can damage the health of both mothers and babies. By quitting smoking before or during pregnancy, a woman will not only improve her own health; she may save her baby from being born too...

Premature Babies See Long-Term Benefits Of Early Skin-To-Skin Contact
2014-01-07 04:20:10

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study shows that premature infants continue to reap the benefits of skin-to-skin contact with their mothers even at 10 years of age. All babies need physical contact as an essential part of their physical and psychological development. Infants who are neglected in hospitals and orphanages and lack physical contact are known to develop problems ranging from depression to failure to thrive. This necessity for touch has...

2014-01-06 16:25:42

WHITE PLAINS, NY, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Taking a daily multivitamin containing the B vitamin folic acid is one of the best ways to prevent birth defects and an important step toward having a healthy baby, yet only about one-third of women know about it. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC59689LOGO) January 5 - 11 is national Folic Acid Awareness Week, a time when the March of Dimes reminds all women of childbearing age about the important role...

2013-12-16 23:00:12

Researchers have identified a potential biomarker for predicting whether a premature infant is at high risk for motor development problems, according to a study published online, December 17, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Researchers have identified a potential biomarker for predicting whether a premature infant is at high risk for motor development problems, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. “We are living in an era in...

MR Spectroscopy Shows Brain Differences Of Preterm Infants
2013-11-26 09:16:04

Radiological Society of North America Premature birth appears to trigger developmental processes in the white matter of the brain that could put children at higher risk of problems later in life, according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Preterm infants—generally those born 23 to 36 weeks after conception, as opposed to the normal 37- to 42-week gestation—face an increased risk of behavioral problems,...

2013-11-25 23:00:09

Premature birth appears to trigger developmental processes in the white matter of the brain that could put children at higher risk of problems later in life, according to a study being presented Sunday, December 2, at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Premature birth appears to trigger developmental processes in the white matter of the brain that could put children at higher risk of problems later in life,...


Latest Preterm birth Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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