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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-06-09T01:36:48-0400
Late preterm infants are at an increased risk for short and long term morbidity (during the 1st year of life, their neurodevelopmental status may also be delayed as compared to infants bor...
Epipage 2 (epidemiologic study on small-for-gestational-age children) is a nationwide study implemented to improve our knowledge of the outcome of preterm children in France. This study wa...
The development of sucking behaviors in preterm infants is thought to reflect neurobehavioral maturation and organization. From a clinical perspective, the ability to feed depends upon a ...
The purpose of this study is to investigate if a cost and time effective intervention in a previous RCT for preterm infants and their parents can reduce the parents experience of concern a...
20 parents with healthy preterm infants (born at
While ample research exists about mother-child attachment, so far little focus has been on specifics of father-child attachment. Even less research is available on the nature of the father-child relat...
Preterm infants born before 37 weeks' gestation die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) at a rate more than double that of term infants. There is a need for SIDS prevention programs tailored to the...
One in ten infants born in the United States is born preterm, or prior to 37 weeks gestation. Exposure to elevated levels of metals, such as lead and arsenic, has been linked to higher risk of prete...
The objective of this study was to quantify the possible decrease in school performance at five years of age in preterm children associated with parental separation or divorce, and to test whether thi...
Infants born very preterm experience poor postnatal growth relative to intrauterine growth, but at term equivalent age, they have increased percentage body fat compared with infants born at term.
A human infant born before 37 weeks of GESTATION.
An infant born at or after 42 weeks of gestation.
A human infant born before 28 weeks of GESTATION.
Spontaneous tearing of the membranes surrounding the FETUS any time before the onset of OBSTETRIC LABOR. Preterm PROM is membrane rupture before 37 weeks of GESTATION.
A malformation of the nervous system caused by failure of the anterior neuropore to close. Infants are born with intact spinal cords, cerebellums, and brainstems, but lack formation of neural structures above this level. The skull is only partially formed but the eyes are usually normal. This condition may be associated with folate deficiency. Affected infants are only capable of primitive (brain stem) reflexes and usually do not survive for more than two weeks. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p247)