Premature babiesEnglish3026,3027,3028,3029,3030NeonatologyPrematureNANAConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing Page (Overview)Learning Hub<p>A baby born before 37 weeks of gestation is considered a premature baby and will also usually have a low birth weight. Premature babies will face challenges but with proper medical care, most premature babies develop into healthy children.</p><p>A baby born before 37 weeks of gestation is considered a premature baby. Babies born prematurely usually also have a low birth weight (less than 2500 g (5 lbs 8 oz)). Premature babies will face many challenges but with proper medical care, most premature babies develop into healthy children.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/premature_babies_learning_hub.jpg<div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/prematurebabies">Home</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/prematurebabies?topic=prematurebabiesabout">About premature babies</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/prematurebabies?topic=prematurebabiesdiagnosis">Understanding diagnosis</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/prematurebabies?topic=prematurebabiestreatment">Treatment overview</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/prematurebabies?topic=prematurebabieshome">At home</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/prematurebabies?topic=prematurebabiesahead">Looking ahead</a></div>

 

 

Thank you to our sponsors

AboutKidsHealth is proud to partner with the following sponsors as they support our mission to improve the health and wellbeing of children in Canada and around the world by making accessible health care information available via the internet.