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Apnea and Bradycardia in Preemies

By JustMommies staff

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
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Breastfeeding a Premature Baby

By JustMommies staff

Breastfeeding, although it may be more challenging with a preemie, is one great thing you can do to help your little guy or gal get off to the best start. Breastfeeding provides the perfect nutrition for a premature infant because your breast milk automatically adapts to your baby’s needs; something
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Breastfeeding a Premature Baby

By JustMommies staff

Breastfeeding, although it may be more challenging with a preemie, is one great thing you can do to help your little guy or gal get off to the best start. Breastfeeding provides the perfect nutrition for a premature infant because your breast milk automatically adapts to your baby’s needs; something
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Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) and Preemies

By JustMommies staff

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Necrotizing enterorcolitis is a gastrointestinal illness that mostly affects premature babies. Enterocolitis refers to the small and large intestines and necrotizing means tissue death. Because NEC results in the death of gastrointestinal tissue, it is a very serious concern for a premature baby.
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Surviving the NICU

By JustMommies staff

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No one ever dreams about giving birth to a child who needs to spend time in the NICU. Unfortunately, it can and does happen. This article is for moms and family members to help survive the roller coaster of emotions involved with a child staying in a NICU. NICU or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a unit
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