micropreemie


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micropreemie

(mi'kro-pre?me) [? + preemie (also premie), from prem(ature)]
A newborn whose birth weight is less than 1000 g (2.2 pounds).
See: extremely low birth weight
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Liz McCarthy, a mother to micropreemie twins, started an online support group (micropreemies.
Comparing other micropreemies with Madeline and Rumaisa could "propagate false expectations for families, caregivers and the medico-legal community alike," Muraskas and colleagues wrote.
He has earned numerous awards including 1998 Observer & Eccentric Newspapers Journalist of the Year, School Bell Awards from the Michigan Education Association in 1989 and 1997, and Michigan Press Association first place award for his series on Micropreemies in 1996.