Late Preterm Infants

An infant is considered late born prematurely when he comes between the 34th and 37th week of gestation. The normal pregnancy lasts 40 weeks of gestation (fluctuates 37-42 weeks). Late preterm babies often seem to have the same size as born to rule, term infants, but because of their prematurity increased morbidity. Late preterm births represent almost three quarters of all premature births, the rate of late preterm births has…

September 3, 2018