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Premature birth

A baby born before 37 weeks is premature. Find out more.
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    If you know your baby will be born early, you can prepare yourself mentally and emotionally. Practise relaxation and take a tour of the NICU. Find out more.

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    A dad tells the story of his daughter’s premature birth, the hospital experience, learning to care for a premature baby and how his premmie has developed.

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