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Preemie

10 Reasons Preemies Are Rock Stars

Jessica Bensten | Posted 09.15.2014 | Parents
Jessica Bensten

You and me, we had the same due date, but I'm already 4 months old. As your seasoned elder, they're going to be comparing me to you, but I need you to know a few things.

Mom Of Baby Zion Reflects On Her Son's Short, Cherished Life

Posted 02.12.2014 | Parents

The best gifts often come in small packages, and Zion Isaiah Blick is no exception. Mom, Robbyn Blick, was 20 weeks into her pregnancy when doctor...

Dear NICU Nurse

Heather Hucks | Posted 11.15.2013 | Parents
Heather Hucks

I didn't know that you would be the one to hold and rock my baby when I wasn't there. I didn't know you. I didn't know how intertwined our lives would become. I know you now. I'll never be able to think of my child's life without thinking of you.

Preemie Study Sparks Pointed Debate

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 10.29.2013 | Science

WASHINGTON — When Dagen Pratt's parents enrolled their tiny premature baby in a study of oxygen treatment, they didn't understand it was to test...

A Mom's Perspective on the Fiscal Cliff

Kari Anne Roy | Posted 02.16.2013 | Parents
Kari Anne Roy

Who exactly are the entitled moochers who benefit from Medicaid? In fact, half of the Americans covered by Medicaid are children, and one who is especially close to my heart is my 4-year-old son, Isaac.

Iron May Prevent Behavioral Issues In Small Babies

Posted 12.10.2012 | Parents

(Reuters Health) - Iron supplements may help boost brain development and ward off behavioral problems in babies who are born a bit on the small si...

Catherine Pearson

And The U.S.' Grade On Preemies Is ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Parents

The preterm birth rate in the United States has declined for the fifth year in a row, hitting its lowest level in a decade, according to the March of ...

WATCH: Miracle Baby Flies Home From Hospital In Time For First Birthday

Posted 08.17.2012 | Parents

A premature baby who spent most of her first year in the hospital has returned home just in time for her birthday. Born on August 22, 2011 at just 23 ...

Catherine Pearson

New Study Targets Preterm Birth Risks In First-Time Moms

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.19.2012 | Parents

Around 1 in 8 babies in the United States is born premature, increasing the risk for long hospital stays and health problems down the road. But kn...

Baby Born Smaller Than A Soda Can Will Get To Go Home

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 04.05.2012 | Parents

LOS ANGELES -- At birth, Melinda Star Guido was so tiny she could fit into the palm of her doctor's hand. Weighing just 9 1/2 ounces – less than...