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Topic: Premature Babies


Coping

- Coping with the NICU Experience - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Diagnosis/Symptoms

- Signs and Symptoms of Preterm Labor and What to Do - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Dictionaries/Glossaries

- Introduction to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit ( - University of Wisconsin Medical School, Dept. of Pediatrics
- NICU Glossary - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Directories

- Finding a Certified Pediatrician - American Board of Pediatrics

Financial Issues

- Paying for NICU Care - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Nutrition

- Parenting in the NICU: Feeding Your Baby - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Organizations

- March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation -
- National Institute of Child Health and Human Devel -
- American Academy of Pediatrics -
- KidsHealth - Nemours Foundation

Overviews

- Primer on Preemies - Nemours Foundation
- Prematurity Facts - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Prevention/Screening

- What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Having a Premat - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Related Issues

- Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) - National Eye Institute
- Supporting Your Other Children - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
- Taking Your Preemie Home - Nemours Foundation
- Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (TTN) - Nemours Foundation
- Treating Preterm Labor - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
- Understanding and Parenting Your Preemie - University of Wisconsin Medical School, Dept. of Pediatrics
- What Is Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia? - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
- When Your Baby Is Born with a Health Problem - Nemours Foundation
- Respiratory Distress Syndrome of the Newborn - American Lung Association
- Preterm Labor: Drugs for Use in Preterm Labor - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
- Preterm Labor - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
- Complications of Preterm Birth - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
- Common Diagnoses in the NICU - Nemours Foundation
- Car Seats for Children with Special Needs - Premat - American Academy of Pediatrics
- Apnea of Prematurity - Nemours Foundation
- Anticipating the Birth of a Premature Infant - University of Wisconsin Medical School, Dept. of Pediatrics
- Grandparents and the NICU: Your Special Role - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
- Grief and Loss - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
- JAMA Patient Page: Care of Premature Infants - American Medical Association
- Premature Birth - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Premature Babies: Growth and Development - American Academy of Pediatrics
- Parenting in the NICU - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
- Necrotizing Enterocolitis - Nemours Foundation
- Low Birthweight - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
- Leaving the NICU - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Research

- Preterm Birth Puts Kids at Risk for Behavioral and - Nemours Foundation
- Very Preterm or Extremely Low Birth Weight Babies - American Medical Association
- Research on Preterm Labor and Premature Birth - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
- Quality of Life in Young Adulthood Is Similar for - Nemours Foundation
- Progesterone Treatment Decreases Preterm Birth Rat - American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
- Preemies Show Little Benefit from Routine Morphine - Nemours Foundation
- Long-Term Effects of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia - Nemours Foundation
- LEEP Treatment Increases Risk of Preterm Delivery - American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
- Artificial Nipples: Do They Affect Breastfeeding i - Nemours Foundation
- Chronic Lung Disease in Infancy May Lead to Contin - Nemours Foundation
- Cognitive Abilities Increase Significantly with Ti - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
- Dental X-Rays during Pregnancy May Affect Infant B - Nemours Foundation
- Disabilities Common in School-Age Children Born Ex - Nemours Foundation
- Educational Lag for Premature Infants Persists int - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
- Even Moderately Premature Birth Poses Risk for Dev - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
- Home Uterine Monitors Not Useful for Predicting Pr - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
- Infection Puts Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
- Kangaroo Care May Help Reduce Pain in Preemies - Nemours Foundation

Statistics

- Infant Mortality Rates, Live Births and Infant Dea - National Center for Health Statistics
- FASTATS: Birthweight and Gestation - National Center for Health Statistics
- PeriStats - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Treatment

- Medical Equipment at Home - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
- What Is a Neonatologist? - American Academy of Pediatrics

   
     
     
   
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