A new study reports pregnant women with PTSD are at increased risk of preterm birth.
Preterm birth has significant and selective effects on functional networks in the frontal lobe, researchers report.
A new study reports the brains of baby boys born prematurely are affected differently and more severely than premature females.
A new study reports preterm babies could be at increased risk of psychological and neurological problems due to weakened connections in certain brain networks linked to emotion, attention and communication.
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.
Using exercise programs that help boost motor skills can help reduce problems with impulse control and aid cognitive development in children born preterm.