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preemie

also

premie

(prē′mē)
n. Informal
A prematurely born infant.

preemie

pre·term in·fant

(prē'term in'fănt)
An infant with gestational age of fewer than 37 completed weeks (259 completed days).
Synonym(s): preemie, premature infant, premature newborn, preterm newborn.

preemie

, premie (prē′mē) [ prem(ature)]
A colloquial term for a baby born prematurely; a preterm baby.
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Advances in medical science have enabled younger and smaller babies to survive, which has created the need for smaller preemie diapers that are specially designed to meet their unique needs, according to P&G.
I think ob/gyn's have to say that if a woman is 36 years old or is having a first child and is a smoker and herself was a preemie baby, they should say to her: Is your insurance adequate for this pregnancy?
With Rod's business background and Carol's education degree they had the resources to conduct thorough market research, mainly with neonatal nurses and parents of preemies in large cities.
We connect organizations, medical professionals, and brands with thousands of preemie parent voices to impact positive change for preemies and their families.
Like all Pampers Swaddlers diapers, the preemie version also has the Absorb Away Liner that pulls away wetness and runny mess (a common side effect of babies on antibiotics) from baby's skin.
With twenty-five years as an executive and entrepreneur in the business world, Gaines not only authored Preemie Parents, but founded the Preemie Parents Foundation (preemieparentsfoundation.
BABIES born prematurely or preemies, as these babies are known, are prone to a number of problems, mostly because their internal organs aren't completely ready to function on their own.
I was surprised when Maria showed up and said she had heard about us, and wanted to meet me personally,'' Kathy said, as she and other members of Stitches' Tarzana chapter held their monthly meeting at a local Starbucks, where they knit clothes for preemie babies and young homeless children.
Projects include an afghan for Womenspace and preemie hats for March of Dimes.
Readers of THE NEW AMERICAN will gladly receive his point that hospital administrators and social workers were wrong in judging preemie William Goforth to be unworthy of the costs involved in keeping him alive.
org), the global support organization for parents going through the journey of prematurity, has debuted a duo of redesigned care packages for preemie parents in the NICU and families with preemies making the transition home.
Currently, the daily cost of keeping a preemie in a government hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) can be anywhere between Dh2,000-Dh5,000, with private hospitals costing even more.