Friday, October 5, 2012
Late Preterm Infants and the Effect of Needing Intensive Care on Their Growth and Development
doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-0745) address this question by studying 225 late preterm infants born in 2006 and comparing those who needed intensive care with those who did not in terms of their growth and development at 3 years of age. The results are more reassuring than you might expect, so give this study a critical and careful read to see what develops from the data they share — and then share these results with the families of late preterm infants who are currently or have recently been in the neonatal intensive care unit.
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