Your preterm baby has special needs. Here you'll learn how to care for a premature baby through these early weeks and months. We'll help you understand when your baby will be ready to come home from the hospital, and how you can help her once she's home.
A new study shows that cuddling your baby (early and often!) has huge benefits when it comes to brain development, especially for preemies.
Babies born too soon need extra care. Here's what to expect and how to manage the challenges.
Questions to ask and techniques to learn before going home.
No woman ever expects to give birth prematurely, yet about one in eight American moms deliver before their 37th week of pregnancy. We've pulled together a guide to nurturing your baby in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) and at home.
The 5 criteria for coming home from the hospital.
Is breastfeeding different with a premature baby?
Parenting a preemie? These resources can help.
A new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests skin-to-skin care can reduce the risk of death for babies born premature or at a low birth weight by more than one-third.
Turns out, reading simple books a few minutes a day is good for more than just lulling babies to sleep.
When your preemie comes home from the hospital, be ready with special TLC.
If your baby is a preemie, she will likely have some difficulties in the beginning. Find out how to help your premature baby--and your family-- thrive.
Watch The FOX5 Surprise Squad surprise the parents of preemie in this touching video.
Breastfeeding a premature baby can be extra challenging but these simple tips can help make things easier.
New guidelines for preemies. Courtesy of Nationwide Childrens Hospital.
This survival story of a micro-preemie is truly a miracle.
About one in ten babies in the U.S. are born premature. Here are some accurate and reliable sources of information and support for parents of preemies.
After almost a full year in the NICU, Baby Buns is home!
Get a rare look at the amazing journey this mom and her triplets have taken since their premature birth this past September.
The rise is being driven mainly by worsening rates among specific racial and ethnic groups as well as geographic areas.
Being small doesn't define these kids!
A new study shows preemies who were given more breast milk developed more brain tissue than those who weren't.
Researchers have found more hospitals are offering preemies donor breastmilk and seeing positive health benefits.
Cavaliers star J.R. Smith posted a photo of himself holding his premature baby girl--born at just 22 weeks--for the first time.
ICYMI: Check out this adorable Instagram photo series for a dose of adorableness. Baby versus a carton of eggs? Guess who won!
A Canadian hospital is set to open a new NICU unit, which lets parents bond with their babies.