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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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And I Would Walk 500 Miles...

Walking seems to always be on the forefront of a parent's mind during the first year of their child's life. This makes sense.  Walking is essential for cognitive, social, and muscular-skeletal development.  Walking is one of the most recognized motor milestones, and, it is so adorable watching those first steps!

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