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The Top 10 Interesting Facts About Premature Babies: How Premature Birth and Prematurity Affect Your Baby

Premature babies—also called preemies—are babies who are born before the end of 37 weeks of pregnancy. If your baby is born early, you and your baby will be likely to have a different medical experience than you might have with a pregnancy that goes to 37 or more weeks. Here are the top 10 interesting facts about premature babies, the care they receive, and the ways doctors and researchers are working to predict preterm birth outcomes and prevent preterm birth.

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