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  • Taking Your Preemie Home for Parents


    If you're about to begin caring for your preemie at home, try to relax. With some preparation and planning, you'll be ready.

  • Health Problems of Preemies - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Sometimes premature babies are born with health problems. Learn more about some of those problems here.

  • Questions to Ask When Your Baby's in the NICU for Parents


    Having a newborn in the NICU can be a stressful time. Often, parents forget to ask important questions. This list can help you prepare for the next time you talk to your baby's care team.

  • Apnea of Prematurity for Parents


    Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is a condition in which premature infants stop breathing for 15 to 20 seconds during sleep. AOP usually goes away on its own as a baby matures.

  • Newborn Care - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Baby basics on feeding, sleep safety, bathing, and other routine care.

  • Bonding With Your Baby for Parents


    Bonding, the intense attachment that develops between you and your baby, is completely natural. And it's probably one of the most pleasurable aspects of infant care.

  • Preventing Premature Birth Content List - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Babies who are born premature - before 37 weeks of pregnancy - can have health problems that last their whole lives. Learn ways to prevent early labor and have a healthy pregnancy.

  • Inguinal Hernias for Parents


    An inguinal hernia happens when part of the intestines pushes through an opening in the lower part of the abdomen. Doctors fix these hernias with surgery.

  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) for Parents


    Babies who are born prematurely or who experience respiratory problems shortly after birth are at risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), sometimes called chronic lung disease.

  • When Your Baby’s in the NICU for Parents


    Learn what a NICU visit will be like for your little one, what you can do to help, and how to find support for yourself.