preterm birth

ART pregnancies at higher risk of placental complications
ART pregnancies at higher risk of placental complications (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A review of more than 6 million pregnancies has found that pregnancies after assisted reproduction technologies, such as IVF with fresh or frozen embryo transfer, are at a higher risk of placental complications when compared to pregnancies that followed natural ... Read More »

Miracle Month of May
Miracle Month of May (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Prematurity leaves parents struck with guilt 1 in 10 babies in Australia will be born preterm. Prematurity is the number one single cause of death in children in Australia. Preterm parenthood is overwhelming and causes feelings of guilt and helplessness. ... Read More »

Very preterm babies at risk of declining lung function throughout childhood
Very preterm babies at risk of declining lung function throughout childhood (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Telethon Kids Institute study published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health has found that survivors of very preterm birth face declining lung function as they get older, rather than growing out of any lung problems as previously believed. In the ... Read More »

What to do with an unexpected arrival
What to do with an unexpected arrival (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Four in 1000 births in Australia are unplanned out-of-hospital deliveries – or Born Before Arrival (BBA) births. They occur when mothers intend to give birth at hospital, but don’t make it in time – and obstetrics and gynaecology researchers at ... Read More »

Parent care in hospital leads to healthier premature babies
Parent care in hospital leads to healthier premature babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study of thousands of premature babies has found that parents who spend long periods in the hospital caring for their infant experience less stress and that babies show faster weight gain. Parents who spend extended periods of time caring ... Read More »

Pre-term babies could benefit from study of Melbourne mums
Pre-term babies could benefit from study of Melbourne mums (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Melbourne researchers are to begin a major study that could result in a test to accurately predict if women will experience pre-term labour during their pregnancy. Such a laboratory or bed-side product would enable clinicians to offer suitable, potentially life-saving ... Read More »

Premature babies make fewer friends – but not for long
Premature babies make fewer friends – but not for long (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Premature babies make fewer friends and spend less time socialising in early childhood – but this improves when they get to school – according to new University of Warwick research At the age of six, very preterm children reported 4 ... Read More »

Preterm babies at risk of developing kidney disease
Preterm babies at risk of developing kidney disease (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

How healthy we are in adulthood is, in many ways, determined while we are still in the womb. Babies born prematurely could be at greater risk of developing kidney disease later in life according to a landmark Monash University study ... Read More »

Sleep Disorders Linked to Preterm Birth
Sleep Disorders Linked to Preterm Birth (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnant women who are diagnosed with sleep disorders such as sleep apnoea and insomnia appear to be at risk of delivering their babies before reaching full term, according to an analysis of California births by researchers at UC San Francisco. ... Read More »

Very preterm birth not associated with mood or anxiety disorders
Very preterm birth not associated with mood or anxiety disorders (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Do very-preterm or very-low-weight babies develop anxiety and mood disorders later in life? Julia Jaekel, assistant professor of child and family studies at UT, and Dieter Wolke, professor of psychology at the University of Warwick, co-authored a study to answer ... Read More »

 
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