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Medical problems with premature baby later in life?

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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
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In brief: It depends.

It depends on how premature the baby was and what medical problems the baby had in the nicu.
Any problems that showed up in the nicu may or may not continue to be an issue, and premature babies are also at higher risk of developmental delay.

In brief: It depends.

It depends on how premature the baby was and what medical problems the baby had in the nicu.
Any problems that showed up in the nicu may or may not continue to be an issue, and premature babies are also at higher risk of developmental delay.
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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In brief: The lower the birth-

weight,the higher the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders, including Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Global Developmental Delay from birth-4 years, Intellectual Disability or Specific Learning Disabilities age 5 & >, Cerebral Palsy, etc.
A birthweight of 3 lbs. 2 oz. or

In brief: The lower the birth-

weight,the higher the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders, including Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Global Developmental Delay from birth-4 years, Intellectual Disability or Specific Learning Disabilities age 5 & >, Cerebral Palsy, etc.
A birthweight of 3 lbs. 2 oz. or
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