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Care of late-preterm preemies may be insufficient

In the last 15 years the U.S has seen a sharp increase in the number of babies born as late-preterm infants, between 34 and 37 weeks' gestation. This is approximately 400,000 children each year, comprising over 70 percent ...

dateJan 03, 2011 in Health
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New Zealand women suffer long delays for abortions

Women in New Zealand wait an average of 25 days to get a termination of pregnancy, from the date of their first visit to the doctor. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Reproductive Health studied ...

dateJul 22, 2010 in Health
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Are infant growth charts misleading?

Pre-term infants who are born either smaller or larger than expected for their gestational age face an increased risk of poor growth and development. Smaller babies are in greater danger of experiencing neurodevelopmental ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Health
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