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Can a baby survive at 28 weeks if born that early?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes;Depending
The survival of an infant at 28 wks is possible at most centers that are prepared for such deliveries.
Early recognition & aggressive treatment of respiratory & other issues are needed & with rx they can make it.However, some deliver prematurely because of problems such as infection, maternal hypertension, etc. & the degree of instability caused by these issues can influence outcome.

In brief: Yes;Depending
The survival of an infant at 28 wks is possible at most centers that are prepared for such deliveries.
Early recognition & aggressive treatment of respiratory & other issues are needed & with rx they can make it.However, some deliver prematurely because of problems such as infection, maternal hypertension, etc. & the degree of instability caused by these issues can influence outcome.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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