premature babies

How Your Voice Can Boost Your Preemie's Brain

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From smarter incubators to higher level NICUs, innovations for preemie care keep coming. But the newest tool is the simplest one yet: your voice. That's the latest from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Just a few hours a day of mom's voice is a welcome contrast from the buzz of the incubator... Read more

Is a Vaginal Delivery Safer for Preemie Babies?

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A new study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology found that very premature babies have fewer breathing problems when they're born via vaginal delivery compared to those born via C-section. The research, which studied more than 20,000 newborns, found that regardless of why a C-section birth was preformed (whether because of pregnancy-related... Read more