premature babies 

Preemies born at 22 weeks or less should not be kept alive artificially

A new study by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics recommends that infants born at 22 weeks, or prior, should not be revived, nor should they be given intensive care. The report comes after researching premature babies over the course of two years. Th...

Blogging Baby Sleepover post: Tuesday, October 24

I am always on the lookout for a sassy bit of a new blog to read. Since some of my friends are dimly aware that I string words together for pay, some of them willingly send me links to blogs they think might interest my warped sense of humor. Followi...

Baby born on British Airways flight

It is likely many women's worst fear when pregnant: to be in an unfamiliar place and to go into labor. This is exactly what happened over the weekend to a woman aboard a British Airways flight. The London flight, bound for Boston, was rerouted to Nov...

Two premature babies die at hospital due to human error

Two premature babies died over the weekend at an Indiana hospital due to human error. The babies, both given adult doses of the blood thinner Heparin died Saturday night. The babies were born at 25 and 26 weeks at Newborn Intensive Care Unit of Metho...

1 in 8 babies premature: study

Officials are calling for more ultrasounds and rigid guidelines for infertility treatments as a first step in reducing the number of premature births in the United States, Approximately 1 in 8 babies are born prematurely in that country: that's mo...

Caffeine good for preemies

I think that the more I read, the less I know.  When I was pregnant with Nolan, I reduced my coffee intake from about 6 strong cups a day (I know) to one weak cup in the morning. I had read that caffeine can negatively impact babies, and I didn...

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