A study found that smoking during pregnancy does not significantly increase risk of the child having a mental illness. The mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are said to be more likely caused by other factors than smoking.
Premature babies are receiving soothing comfort from colorful crochet octopus.
Premature babies at greater risk of mental problems such as depression and anxiety from childhood throughout adulthood. Families and friends are encouraged to help support and deal to reduce the risk of developing the menatl health problems.
The mental state of both parents may affect a baby during pregnancy, and lead to premature births.
Premature born young adults may have weaker muscles as compared to their peers who were born after a full term, says a Finnish study.
There are still a lot of number of premature births in the US.
Premature infants get more benefits from human breast milk, according to new research.
Preemies may have more trouble with math, according to a new study.
Preemies are more likely to develop asthma and wheezing disorders in childhood, according to a new study.
A mother's touch can last for decades. The benefits of early skin-to-skin contact with mothers are apparent even a decade after birth, according to a new study on premature babies.
A recent study has found that bed rest may actually hurt women and babies and can even double the risk of premature birth.
A million children die each year on the day on which they are born.
Researchers have found that singing lullabies to premature babies helped improve their vital signs.
Preterm births are a serious problem.
Doctors around the world recommend delaying a premature birth, understandably because premature born birth has been linked to a lower cognitive ability in children and there are 14.9 million cases of premature births every year worldwide...