Health: Premature boys born with an extremely low birth weight age FASTER than their peers

Premature boys age FASTER: By their 30s, men with an extremely low birth weight are biologically nearly five years older than their peers Babies born at less than 2 lbs 3 oz have an ‘extremely low birth weight’, or ELBWMcMaster University experts have been tracking a group of such childrenA special form a DNA analysis … Read more

Anna Faris confesses she ‘couldn’t stop searching for answers’ after her son Jack’s premature birth

Anna Faris has been using her platform as a celebrity to help raise awareness about premature babies and children in need of specialized care. And on Thursday the actress spoke candidly about her experience, both before and after, delivering her son Jack, whom she shares with ex-husband Chris Pratt, seven weeks before his due date back. … Read more

Boris Johnson says it is ‘premature’ to speculate on ‘green list’

Boris Johnson warns it is ‘premature’ to book a holiday: PM refuses to say which countries will be on the UK’s international travel ‘green list’ from May 17 as he apologises to British holidaymakers and urges them to be patient Boris Johnson today said it is ‘premature’ to speculate on ‘green list’ countriesThe PM apologised … Read more

Lacey Turner reveals she chose not to breastfeed her baby son Trilby following his premature birth

Lacey Turner has revealed her son Trilby Fox’s premature birth influenced her decision not to breasfeed. The EastEnders star, 33, told how Trilby was rushed to a specialist unit after he was born a week premature, meaning she had to prioritise getting him fed, rather than how he was fed. Speaking to The Mirror’s Sunday … Read more

Premature baby is saved with a sandwich bag by quick-thinking medics

A premature baby who was smaller than her mother’s hand has survived being born 13 weeks early after quick-thinking medics saved her life with a sandwich bag.  Orla-May Rospo-Hughes weighed just one pound when she was born last month after just 27 weeks of pregnancy. Her parents Emily Rospo and Samantha Hughes, from Hitchin, Hertfordshire, … Read more

Premature baby is saved with a sandwich bag by quick-thinking medics

A premature baby who was smaller than her mother’s hand has survived being born 13 weeks early after quick-thinking medics saved her life with a sandwich bag.  Orla-May Rospo-Hughes weighed just one pound when she was born last month after just 27 weeks of pregnancy. Her parents Emily Rospo and Samantha Hughes, from Hitchin, Hertfordshire, … Read more

NASA: Premature shutdown of new mega-rocket during Saturday demo traced to hydraulic system

NASA have traced the cause of the premature shutdown of the Space Launch System’s engines during a demo firing on Saturday to its hydraulic system. Engineers said that overly ‘conservative’ test parameters had been introduced that caused the mega-rocket’s systems to go into shut down after just over a minute. Despite initial concerns, the core … Read more

Smart mattress keeps premature babies at the right temperature

Smart mattress built for premature babies tracks the body temperature of newborns to prevent health issues Experts at Nottingham Trent University worked on the project to monitor babies The smart mattress keeps track of how cold the baby is wit medical accuracy It then can alert healthcare staff and warm up to limit dropping temperatures Premature babies are unable … Read more

Smart mattress for premature babies keeps newborns at the right temperature

Smart mattress built for premature babies tracks the body temperature of newborns to prevent health issues Experts at Nottingham Trent University worked on the project to monitor babies The smart mattress keeps track of how cold the baby is wit medical accuracy It then can alert healthcare staff and warm up to limit dropping temperatures Premature babies are unable … Read more

Singing to premature babies could reduce mothers’ anxiety and help them bond with their child

Singing to a premature baby during a visit to the hospital can help reduce mum’s anxiety and help them bond with their child before they come home, study found. Researchers from the University of Helsinki observed 24 mothers who sang or hummed to their baby while holding them during skin-to-skin contact in hospital.  When a … Read more