Category Archives: Preterm Infant References

Interview Part 3

In the last segment of my interview with Robert Rickover, I talk more about preterm (premature) and brain-injured babies: [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Preterm Babies and Breathing

In utero, the lungs require 37 weeks of gestation to be ready for the outside world. Preterm infants, therefore, are at a disadvantage when it comes to breathing in that they are still developing their lungs at the same time they need to use them to breathe. Even if they were born just one month […]

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