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20/02/2008 11:00:00 Prematurity Stats About 12% in the US this number is on the rise About half of al preterm births have no known cause Well known risk factors: o Multiple births o Uterine/Cervical Abnormlities o Other medical condition(clotting disorders like HELLP syndrome, high  BP, diabetes, etc. o Teratogen Exposure Better Outcomes are associated with: o Longer gestational age o Higher weight o Better Lung Development o General Health HELLP Syndrome 6 weeks early Children in the headlines Report sees wide health effects of 911 attacks Earliest surviving preemie to remain in hospital Miami OCT 06 Amillia Taylor, 9.5  inches, 10 unces 4months 4.5 lbs, 15.5 inches
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Unformatted text preview: The First Two Years: BioSocial Development Chapter 5 A. Sleep Newborns sleep 17+hours a day Sleep In childhood is positively correlated with neurological and psychological functions Eight percent of 1 year olds sleep through the night Where children sleep depends on cultural and family factors Co-Sleeping babies wake up more often, but sleep well. Is bed sharing Safe? Yes, but Only if parents are sober Not on a sofa, or recliner Not if baby is on the tummy or there are too many thick pillows B. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 20/02/2008 11:00:00 20/02/2008 11:00:00...
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