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What does "preemie" mean?
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In brief: Premature baby
It's a medical slang and it corresponds to a baby, who was born less that 37 weeks of gestational age.

In brief: Premature baby
It's a medical slang and it corresponds to a baby, who was born less that 37 weeks of gestational age.
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: A baby born early
Any baby born before 37 weeks is considered a "preemie" or premature baby.
There is a huge range in how well preemies do, however, depending on how early they are.

In brief: A baby born early
Any baby born before 37 weeks is considered a "preemie" or premature baby.
There is a huge range in how well preemies do, however, depending on how early they are.
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