1. Pregnancy

Premature birth

A baby born before 37 weeks is premature. Find out more.
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    If you know you’ll be having a premature birth, you can do lots of practical things to prepare – organising help at home, stocking the freezer and more.

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    This essential guide for parents of premature babies covers gestational age, premature birth risk factors, premature labour and premature development.

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