Posts tagged Late Pre-Term
In honor of World Prematurity Day...

In honor of World Prematurity Day, and #sciencefriday, I want to teach about a special part of our population that does not get much recognition: the Late Pre-term Infant.  

Did you know that the average pre-term births in the United States is 450,000 per year? Of  those, 75% are considered Late Pre-Term.1

A Late Pre-Term infant or “LPT” is defined as children born between 34 0/7 weeks and 36 6/7 weeks gestational age.1,2  Late pre-term infants are a highly at risk population for:

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