Why is premature birth dangerous?

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The baby isn't fully developed yet.
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Are premature birth and weak imune system linked?

yes the younger the baby the weaker its bodily functions...however if you breast feed your premature baby your body makes the milk especially to help your little one catch up..even if the baby wont suckle they can tube or bottle feed it your breast milk

Are premature ventricular contractions dangerous?

PVCs are rarely dangerous. Almost everyone has them from time to time. They can be caused by stress, infection, or overuse of caffiene or other stimulants. PVCs may also be an early warning of other problems such as a thyroid disorder or heart disease. Something to try to be aware of is if the PVCs (MORE)

What is the Youngest premature birth?

From what I found the baby was alittle over 21 weeks of development when it was born in Miami.. Website with more info: http://cellar.org/showthread.php?t=13397

How do you prevent premature birth?

if your younger than 16 and older than 40 then having a baby can cause birth defects such as premature birth. also, meeting up with your doctor while pregnant can reduce on having a premature birth.

Is a premature birth a birth defect?

not really, there is a chance that the baby could have a defect but that can happen to even a baby that was born on time. Premature birth means that the baby was born early, therefore it is smaller than a normal baby and it may not becompletely developed. It all depends on how premature it is.

What are some causes of premature birth?

I only know one way i think if the mother drinks a lot (achoholic) it can affects the babies growth. There are many other ways, but that's the only one i know. There are many reasons babies come into the world too soon. Multiple pregnancy is one, incompetent cervix is another, reoccurring kidn (MORE)

Why are the risks of giving birth to an 8 months old premature baby?

if the baby is born of eight months thatere's a probability that it lungs have properly developed yet, inclusive of some vital organs. therefore it may grow up with many diseases.. he also stand a higher risk of premature death, called SIDS, which stands for sudden infant death syndrome. of course, (MORE)

Is a cesarean section dangerous after 3 births?

Well, not really. C-sections are usually performed when there are dangerous complications during the labor. And mothers can always give birth naturally after having a c-section cause the 2 forms of birth don't affect one another in any way

If you have a dream of giving birth premature then the baby dies what does that mean?

This dream has several different interpretations depending on the situation of the dreamer. If the dreamer is pregnant, then the dream is a frightening but natural dream, probably triggered by changing hormones. Studies have shown that pregnant woman who dream of difficult childbirth actually have - (MORE)

Is premature birth a preexisting condition?

No, premature birth is not at all a preexisting condition. Premature birth becomes imminent when the doctor thinks the condition of both mother and child would be safe to allow premature birth. In this way it will not be considered as a preexisting condition while applying for Medical insurance.

How dangerous is it for a hamster to give birth?

It is not dangerous for a hamsterto give birth as long as its not to young and once it does give birth you cannot touch the babys for 10days or else the mom will the babys and never breed more than twice or the babys will start to die randomly. hop (MORE)

What are three things that could cause a premature birth?

Three causes of premature birth include 1. Preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM), where the bag of waters surrounding the baby breaks prematurely for unknown causes or due to infection 2. Medically indicated preterm birth, where the baby must be delivered prematurely due to maternal o (MORE)

Can a flu shot cause premature birth?

That is unlikely to be the cause but not impossible. Obstetricians and gynecologists recommend that women who are pregnant or intending to get pregnant should have flu shots. They have been proven safe and effective over decades of use even in pregnant women. See the related links below for more inf (MORE)

Does having Crohn's disease when pregnant usually result in a premature birth?

NO, absolutely not. With regular prenatal care, predominantly for nutritional support and close fetal monitoring a pregnant Crohns patient should experience a normal pregnancy. Supplementation with extra iron, folate, and protein during pregnancy is encouraged because maternal loss of these nutrient (MORE)

What are causes of premature birth?

There are many conditions that can lead to a premature birth. I had placenta abruptio which is a separation of the placenta from the uterine wall. Many times the cause for premature labor is not determined but it can be from a serious impact such as in a vehicle accident or fall to illness related o (MORE)

Is it dangerous to give birth?

Yes. The pain of pushing a baby out of the vagina can be fatal to women, and many women have died while in childbirth. Cesarean births, (the opening off the womb with a surgical knife) is sometimes used when vaginal birth is too difficult for the mother.

What factors increase the chances of premature birth?

Prematurity is much more common in multiple pregnancy and for mothers who have a history of miscarriages or who have given birth to a premature infant in the past. There are also some medical conditions such as pre-eclampsia, infections or defects in the fetus that will increase the chance of premat (MORE)

How is prematurity or premature birth diagnosed?

Prematurity is diagnosed by determining the gestational age of the baby using ultrasound imaging, calculating from a date of conception, using the Dubowitz exam, electronic fetal monitoring, blood samples.

How is prematurity or premature birth treated?

Treatment depends on the complications. Often the premie is placed in a heat-controlled unit, fed oxygen, intravenous feedings, fetal monitoring, massage, may require drugs or surgery.

How do you recognize premature birth of a cow?

If you know the approximate date the cow or heifer is due and she calves fairly earlier than that you will know that it is a premature labour. If not, when the calf is born it may be showing some abnormalities in body structure or may just simply be smaller than the average calf at birth.

How does premature birth affect mental abilities?

Premature birth affects mental abilities because when you are premature you cant effectively breathe and the brain will not get enough oxygen and some suffers from intraventricular hemorrhage that affects brain.

How may prematurity or premature birth be prevented?

If the mother receives good prenatal care, eats well, avoids drug/alcohol abuse, and stops smoking. Bed rest or drugs may be given to stop labor. Neonatal intensive care units can also increase survival chances.

Does oxytocin prevents premature births?

No oxytocin is used to stimulate labor. In humans, oxytocin stimulates milk let down during lactation, uterine contraction during birth and is released during sexual orgasm in both men and women.

What was dangerous about the birth of Julius Caesar?

Julius Caesar's birth gives rise to the name Cesarean Section for a birth where the child is surgically removed from the womb, instead of being born normally from the birth canal. Such an operation is safe enough now, but in Caesar's day would certainly have resulted in the death of the mother. Howe (MORE)

Why does a cow give birth premature?

It could be due to a variety of reasons, from disease to malnutrition (and not the emaciated-type of "malnutrition"). Diseases such as Bovine Viral Diarrhea and Trichomoniasis can trigger abortions in cows. Cows that don't get adequate nutrition can also abort.

What is the possible risk of giving birth to 7 or 8 months old premature baby?

The risk of giving birth to preemie mature babies is very high. The percentage of babies that die each year due to preematurity is also very high. I am a mother who gave birth to MICRO-PREEMIE TWIN BOYS who were born at only 24wks (which is only 5 months). They weighed only 660grams /1lb 7-1/2oz.... (MORE)

What are some dangers of having premature babies?

There are many risks associated with having a premature baby (born before 37 weeks gestation). The risk of mortality for the baby is higher in it's first year after birth. Premature babies are also at higher risk of neurological and disability problems, due to the brain not having had the full gesta (MORE)

What is Danger Mouse's birth name?

The birth name of the musician is Brian Joseph Burton. He is 35 years old and has covered a wide range of music including hip hop, rock, indie rock, ambient and folk rock.