Preemie Health Issues

A premature baby requires special attention and has unique medical needs. Explore useful resources that will help you ensure that your baby is as healthy as possible.
Baby with asthma using an inhaler.
Asthma in Childhood Has Been Linked to Premature Birth
A premature baby in the NICU
Bradycardia and Apnea in Preemies
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Necrotizing Enterocolitis Overview
Female doctor examining newborn baby in incubator
How Cerebral Palsy in Premature Babies Is Diagnosed
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Chronic Lung Disease (CLD) in Premature Infants
A preemie lying in the NICU.
Preventing Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Preemies
Nurse and premature baby
Premature Babies and Edema
Attempting to bottle feed a preemie.
Reflux in Preemies: Symptoms and Treatment
Preemie Baby in incubator
Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) in Premature Babies
Preemie anemia. small premature baby lies in an incubator a grown hand reaches in grasping the foot in caring manner
Causes and Treatment of Anemia in Premature Babies
Preemie Baby in incubator looking at camera, sense of sight
Retinopathy of Prematurity in Preemies
Smiling mother holding baby
Treatment Options for Acid Reflux in Infants
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Understanding Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH) in Preemies
Premature Baby Boy
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in Premature Babies
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Anemia and the Premature Baby
Doctor working on premature baby
Pneumothorax in Premature Babies