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Article published on Dec 9, 2003

Severely Premature Babies Need Extra Care, But Can Grow Up Healthy

Our grandson was born almost three months early. He was kept in the newborn intensive care nursery for over a month. His lungs were very immature, and he was placed on a ventilator for about three weeks. He is much better now, although he is still in the hospital and requires some oxygen. The doctors... Read More

Article published on Jan 30, 2001

RSV Infection Can Make Premature Babies Very Sick

My sister delivered a very premature baby three months ago. She was on a respirator for several weeks. After she came home, she was still connected to an oxygen tank. This baby is very tiny, although she is nursing and growing well. My sister told me that her daughter gets a vaccine once a month... Read More