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How does brown fat differ from the other fat in your baby?

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Dr. Pamela Lindor
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Brown fat, which develops in babies during the 3rd trimester, is very important helping the newborn maintain a stable temperature.
Premies do not have time to develop brown fat, and they often have trouble maintaining a normal body temperature.

In brief: More heat!

Brown fat, which develops in babies during the 3rd trimester, is very important helping the newborn maintain a stable temperature.
Premies do not have time to develop brown fat, and they often have trouble maintaining a normal body temperature.
Dr. Pamela Lindor
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