Tag: premature baby

What is reflux?

What is reflux?

All babies spit up at times. But if your baby spits up more than usual, she may have gastroesophageal reflux or simply reflux. Reflux is common among ...
What is newborn screening?

What is newborn screening?

Newborn screening looks for rare but serious and mostly treatable conditions. Babies with these conditions often look healthy at birth, but if the dis ...

Getting ready for discharge from the NICU

In general, your premature baby will be ready to go home around her due date. But your baby will have to reach certain milestones first. Her vital sig ...
Is breastfeeding a preemie different than a full term baby?

Is breastfeeding a preemie different than a full term baby?

The answer is yes. You’ve probably spent the last few months anxiously getting ready for your baby’s arrival. You’ve probably also thought about and ...

Finding a pediatrician for your preemie

Finding a pediatrician to care for your baby after he leaves the NICU can seem like a daunting task.  Your baby has been cared for by experts in the f ...