Category: Premature Birth


World Prematurity Day was celebrated on November 17th, 2015. Premature labor remains a major problem in the United States and worldwide, with the March of Dimes announcing that complications of preterm birth is now the foremost killer of young children. Though America is a first world nation in every way,

Having a child born prematurely brings with it a host of potential health issues. Some of these are very well known. Children who are premature often have difficulties breathing, especially if they are more than six weeks early. Premature babies also can have difficulty feeding and gaining weight. A less