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SharronMangold October 7th, 2012 08:56 AM

Apnea and Bradycardia in Preemies
 
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When a baby is born premature, her lungs and the part of her brain that controls breathing are not fully mature. A preemie cannot control breathing like a full term baby can. Instead of having a regular constant breathing pattern, preemies tend to take big breaths of air followed by shallow breathing or pauses in breathing. A preemie may be diagnosed with
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