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    New research shows that delayed clamping of a premature baby's umbilical cord could actually save its life. Australian researchers have discovered that delayed cord clamping could save up to 100,000 premature babies' lives a year. The researchers found that nine percent of premature babies who...
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    You've probably seen the precious videos of David Deutchman, also known as the ICU Grandpa, holding medically fragile children in Atlanta. Here's why we love ICU Grandpa so much. David Deutchman has been affectionally dubbed the "ICU Grandpa" at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He's been...
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    All babies benefit from breast milk, but for preemies, the benefits are even more impressive. A new study finds that breast milk may be more adaptive to premature babies than previously realized. Researchers from Penn State College of Medicine found that the breast milk of mothers with...
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    You've probably already seen the viral posts about this 'hair-raising' challenge; Alabama NICU staff is trying to raise funds for preemies! Dr. Om Prakash Jha is a neonatologist who works with the University of South Alabama Children's and Women's Hospital based in Mobile, AL. Several weeks...
  5. Green Goods
    A new scientific breakthrough in the form of an 'artificial womb' may be a life-saving device for babies born prematurely. A new study that details the results of an 'artificial womb' created by scientists shows that the device may someday be used to save babies who are born prematurely. The...
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    Researchers from Duke University just released data showing that survival rates for preterm babies are improving, and developmental consequences, often associated with preemies, are significantly lower. Duke University researchers recently shared new information that shows an increase in...
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    A new study reveals premature babies can't form predictions (or expectations) about the world in the same way that full-term babies can. Researchers say this inability to make predictions is a clue into why premature babies are at greater risk for developmental delays later on in life. One...
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    I am sure these nurses have only the best intentions for the care and health of these babies but you have to stop and wonder if anyone back then thought a mother's natural milk would be best for her premature baby. Do you think that occurred to any of them at any point? Well, the short answer...
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