Premature babies: Looking aheadPPremature babies: Looking aheadPremature babies: Looking aheadEnglishNAPremature;Newborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)NANANAPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPCHilary Whyte, MSc, MB, BCh, BAO, MRCPI, FRCPC12.000000000000046.0000000000000250.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about how premature babies mature. Some grow to be normal, healthy children and eventually adults, but some will have lifelong problems.</p><p>In the majority of cases, premature babies grow to be normal, healthy children and eventually adults, indistinguishable from their peers. No amount of expertise on the subject can make it possible to walk down the street identifying all those who were born premature.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Most premature babies will grow to be healthy children and then adults, indistinguishable from their peers.</li> <li>Some premature babies will have long lasting or lifetime problems such as cerebral palsy, intellectual disability, poor vision, chronic lung disease, and learning disabilities.</li></ul>
Bébés prématurés : Un regard vers l’avenirBBébés prématurés : Un regard vers l’avenirPremature babies: Looking aheadFrenchNAPremature;Newborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)NANANAPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPCHilary Whyte, MSc, MB, BCh, BAO, MRCPI, FRCPC12.000000000000046.0000000000000250.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Naître prématuré ne veut pas dire que les bébés prématurés ne deviendront pas des adultes en bonne santé. Découvrez le développement d'un prématuré.</p><p>Dans la majorité des cas, les bébés prématurés deviennent des enfants en santé et normaux, et finalement des adultes, semblables à leurs pairs. Aucune expertise sur le sujet ne permet de se promener dans la rue et d’identifier tous les passants qui sont nés prématurément.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>La plupart des bébés prématurés deviendront des enfants en santé en grandissant et, à l’âge adulte, seront impossibles à distinguer de leurs pairs.</li> <li>Certains bébés prématurés auront des troubles à long terme, ou même chroniques, comme une paralysie cérébrale, une déficience intellectuelle, une mauvaise vision, une maladie pulmonaire chronique et des troubles d’apprentissage.</li></ul>

 

 

Premature babies: Looking ahead1909.00000000000Premature babies: Looking aheadPremature babies: Looking aheadPEnglishNAPremature;Newborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)NANANAPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPCHilary Whyte, MSc, MB, BCh, BAO, MRCPI, FRCPC12.000000000000046.0000000000000250.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about how premature babies mature. Some grow to be normal, healthy children and eventually adults, but some will have lifelong problems.</p><p>In the majority of cases, premature babies grow to be normal, healthy children and eventually adults, indistinguishable from their peers. No amount of expertise on the subject can make it possible to walk down the street identifying all those who were born premature.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Most premature babies will grow to be healthy children and then adults, indistinguishable from their peers.</li> <li>Some premature babies will have long lasting or lifetime problems such as cerebral palsy, intellectual disability, poor vision, chronic lung disease, and learning disabilities.</li></ul><p>At the same time, some premature babies will have long lasting or lifelong problems. The chance that this will be the case for any individual premature baby depends on how premature the child was born, how low the baby’s weight was at birth, and if the baby experienced complications that are known to put them at risk for problems as children and adults. </p><p>During the last few decades of the 20th century, the survival rate of premature babies has seen an incredible increase. While we can celebrate these saved lives and the triumph of medical knowledge, skill, and technology, the success has come at a price for some. Many premature babies who would not have survived in the past now live with a disability of one kind or another. </p><p>Most commonly, these babies grow up with cerebral palsy, intellectual disability, poor vision, chronic lung disease, and learning disabilities. While such conditions, and others, do not necessarily mean that these children will not be able to enjoy life and thrive in their own way, some premature babies will have severely restrictive lives that require constant care, even for the most basic necessities. These babies face a challenged quality of life that may not improve over time.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/premature_babies_looking_ahead.jpgPremature babies: Looking ahead

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