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London Council Gives Extra Leave to Parents of Premature Babies

Having a baby is a joyous time, and after the birth the parents are keen to spend as much time as possible bonding with the new arrival. In the UK, mothers are entitled to statutory leave of fifty-two weeks. This includes twenty-six weeks of ordinary maternity leave. Parents can share leave if they prefer.

Discipline: When Premature Babies Grow Up

Increasing survival rates among premature babies over the last several decades is good news inasmuch as more parents are having the opportunity to raise their children to adulthood.

Hospital Encourages Reading to Premature Babies

Parents of premature babies born at the Royal Stoke University Hospital will be given a hand in the coming months through a new programme designed to encourage parents to read to their children.

Fathers of Premature Babies Have Higher Stress Levels than Mums

Having a baby is a joyous occasion for most people, and with nine months to prepare for the arrival of the new family member, couples certainly have plenty of time to get ready. Unfortunately, things do not always go to plan with a pregnancy as some are not as straightforward as others.

An Easy Way Seniors Can Help Premature Babies

We most often speak of premature births from the perspective of new parents and the medical professionals who work with them to care for the children.

Persistence Pays Off for Parents of Quads

We appreciate the opportunity to tell positive, uplifting stories about parents and their preterm babies. One notable example is the story of a couple that recently gave birth to two sets of identical twins.

Discovery May Reduce the Number of Premature Births

Medical science has indeed come a long way over the last two decades in terms of helping premature babies and their parents.

Postnatal Grief: A Normal Part of Premature Birth

Most of what we talk about in relation to premature babies relates to the babies themselves. We talk about their health challenges, how to care for them, and what parents can expect in the days, weeks, and months following the birth. But what about their parents?

Tiniest Baby's Survival Shows How Far We've Come

The survival rate for premature babies born at 26 weeks is 77%. That is very encouraging to parents facing the trials and tribulations of premature birth.

Pampers Deliver New Premature Nappies

Pampers are known throughout the UK as the nappy of choice for babies of all sizes. What many people do not know is how much effort Pampers puts into supporting premature babies and their parents.

Top 3 Post-Hospital Challenges for Parents

Parents of a premature baby may spend months helping to care for their babies in a hospital setting. But what happens when it's time to eventually bring the child home? Suddenly, mum and dad are the primary caregivers after having so much help from those wonderful doctors and nurses that made up the healthcare team.

What Can Lead to Premature Babies Complications

Some 60,000 preterm babies are born in the UK every year. Among those born at 25 weeks or later, the survival rate is now about 80%.

What Is Premature Delivery and Can It Cause Issues?

Roughly one out of every ten babies born in the UK every year are born prematurely. A premature delivery is any delivery that occurs prior to the 37th week. Such deliveries can occur either naturally or through caesarian section.

A Professional Guide to Your Premature Baby Care

Parents of premature babies who survive long term inevitably reach that day when they take baby home.

How to Ask Questions in the NICU

The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is a familiar place for parents with premature babies in need of specialised care.

Introducing Children to Their New Sibling

Bringing a new baby into any home can be stressful for children who have long enjoyed all the attention of their parents. Imagine how much more stressful it can be when a seriously ill premature baby is the one being introduced.

premature babies 32 weeks

The survival of premature babies born at 32 weeks has increased to approx 98% due to the advanced technology in Medicine and Hospitals in most modern countries.

It's Okay to Embrace the Giveaways

It only takes the news of a premature baby's struggle with medical complications to set the wheels in motion. Suddenly, family members and friends are accepting donations of money, clothing, furniture, and other items needed to facilitate bringing baby home.

Giving away our remaining nappies to Eden Park - Corby

Although we have gave away free nappies for in excess of 130 families we still find that we have many left over. So a decision has been made to give the remaining nappies to a local support group in Corby

premature baby stories

The moment I found out that I was pregnant was a very emotional time, I was only 16 and pregnancy and a baby was not something I had planned.