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The first thing to keep in mind is that every premature baby is different. There are a wide variety of things that can potentially go wrong. The NICU medical staff has a lot of experience with premature babies, and they will draw upon their experience to assess what is going on. As a parent taken by surprise, you have had no preparation and no training, but ...


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My daughter was born at 26 weeks. We stayed in the hospital with her for 3 months, and she had a portable apnea monitor at home for several months after that. Keep in mind that babies, even full term ones, breathe kind of irregularly. Additionally, respiration monitors are prone to short periods where they don't register breaths very well, especially on ...



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