Premature babies: An overviewPPremature babies: An overviewPremature babies: An overviewEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000035.0000000000000212.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about premature babies. Because of low birth weight, a premature baby may need to be treated at a specialty or subspecialty care hospital.</p><p>Babies who are born prematurely with a low birth weight need to be treated at a specialty or subspecialty care hospital. Premature babies will face many challenges but with proper medical care, most premature babies develop into healthy children.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>The level of care a premature baby requires depends on how early they were born, their birth weight and any health conditions they have.</li> <li>Common physiological challenges for premature babies include problems with their breathing, blood circulation, feeding, and behaviour.</li></ul>
Bébés prématurés : un aperçuBBébés prématurés : un aperçuPremature babiesFrenchNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000035.0000000000000212.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez-en davantage sur les bébés prématurés. En raison de leur faible poids à la naissance, les bébés prématurés peuvent nécessiter les soins d'un hôpital spécialisé ou ultraspécialisé.</p><p>Les bébés qui sont nés prématurément avec un faible poids de naissance doivent être traités à un hôpital offrant des soins spécialisés ou ultraspécialisés. Les bébés prématurés feront face à plusieurs défis, mais avec des soins médicaux appropriés, la plupart des bébés prématurés se développeront normalement.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Le niveau de soins qu’un bébé prématuré requiert dépend de son poids à la naissance, d’à quel point il est prématuré, et des problèmes de santé dont il est atteint.</li> <li>Les problèmes physiologiques fréquents des bébés prématurés comprennent des problèmes de respiration, de circulation sanguine, d’alimentation et de comportement.</li></ul>

 

 

Premature babies: An overview465.000000000000Premature babies: An overviewPremature babies: An overviewPEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000035.0000000000000212.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about premature babies. Because of low birth weight, a premature baby may need to be treated at a specialty or subspecialty care hospital.</p><p>Babies who are born prematurely with a low birth weight need to be treated at a specialty or subspecialty care hospital. Premature babies will face many challenges but with proper medical care, most premature babies develop into healthy children.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>The level of care a premature baby requires depends on how early they were born, their birth weight and any health conditions they have.</li> <li>Common physiological challenges for premature babies include problems with their breathing, blood circulation, feeding, and behaviour.</li></ul><p>Babies who are born prematurely usually have a low birth weight, which is defined as less than 2500 g (5 lbs 8 oz). Babies who are under 1500 g (3 lbs 5 oz) at birth are referred to as very low birth weight, and those under 1000 g (2 lbs 3 oz) are called extremely low birth weight.</p><p>Specialty hospitals care for premature babies born after 32 weeks gestation, weighing 1500 g or more. They also care for other newborn babies and mothers with health problems that are expected to improve quickly. Some specialty care hospitals have neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) with doctors called neonatologists who specialize in the care of newborn babies. Subspecialty hospitals also have NICUs and neonatologists. They provide care for premature babies born at less than 32 weeks gestation or weighing less than 1500 g. In addition, they care for newborn babies who have other very serious health concerns.</p><p>Premature babies face a number of challenges after birth, because their organs are immature. Common physiological challenges for premature babies include problems with their breathing, blood circulation, feeding, and behaviour. However, with proper medical care, the majority of premature babies develop into healthy children.</p> <br>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/parents-baby-incubator-BRAN_EN.jpgPremature babies: An overviewFalse

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