Preemie

  • Premature Babies are on the Rise in VA!

    The rate of babies born prematurely in Virginia has reached its highest point in seven years, but researchers say the reason remains a mystery. According to the March of Dimes’ annual premature-birth report card, Virginia’s 2016 rate was 9.6 percent, nearly half a percentage point higher than the previous...
  • Extremely Early Preemie Babies are surviving now more than ever!

    Sarah WiedersehnAustralian Associated Press Parents of an extremely premature baby have every reason to be optimistic about their child’s future, with more than ever surviving without severe disability. However for unknown reasons they face greater academic challenges later in life, leading to calls for greater surveillance and early intervention....