Care - Baby

As exciting as it can be to meet your little one, an early arrival is not the best news for a parent. The challenges and concerns related to premature birth can seem complicated as you worry about what it all means for your own little baby. Below, you will find articles full of information, tips, and suggestions, so that you can focus on caring for your preemie.

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Is Your Preemie More Susceptible to a Virus?

All infants are susceptible to viral infections, but premature infants are even more susceptible. Normally, newborn infants have two ways to ...
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Keeping Your Premature Baby Healthy Around Crowds

All new mothers worry about risks to their newborns. I spent the first few months of my firstborn’s life obsessively scouring the countertops ...
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Understanding Kangaroo Care for Preemies and Newborns

If you are unfamiliar with the term, Kangaroo Care refers to a South American originated practice providing direct, skin-to-skin contact with ...
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Special Needs of a Premature Baby

All parents hope that their child will be born to term and be completely healthy; however, this doesn’t always occur. For many reasons, ...
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