Measuring and monitoring the circumference of a preterm baby's head could help to predict intelligence later in life and identify potential neurocognitive problems. Researchers report faster head growth is linked to higher IQ scores at age 26.
A new study reports the brains of baby boys born prematurely are affected differently and more severely than premature females.
It has been well known for a number of years that placing a baby to sleep on their stomachs increases the risk of SIDS. Researchers report a developmental abnormality more prevalent in premature and male babies, may contribute to SIDS risk, in conjunction to the sleep position.
A new study indicates adults who were born prematurely are more likely to display certain signs of autism and be more socially withdrawn than those who were born full term.
A new study reports pregnant women with PTSD are at increased risk of preterm birth.
A new study identifies a possible biomarker for predicting whether preterm infants are at risk for developing motor developmental problems.