faliure to thrive

Infant Failure To Thrive

Failure To Thrive Infants When there is Infant failure to thrive, it is often caused by an insufficient intake of calories or the utilization of the nutrition taken in, in order to grow or maintain growth. This can be common and usually can be seen during the first couple of years in children. It seriously hampers…

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Preemie Baby Information And Prevention

Preemie Babies Information The infant known as a preemie baby – one born before the 37th week can have a lot of health problems. As well, it is best to keep in mind that  being a premature infant is one of the leading causes in infant deaths. So it is important to do what you…

low birth weight

Low Birth Weight – Information You Need To Read

Low Birth Weight And What Causes Low Birth Weight “Low birth weight” term is often applied to a baby that is below healthy baby weight. Low birth weight babies are less than 5 pounds and 8 ounces in weight (2500 g)  (1) no matter how many weeks that they have been in the womb. What…

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Low Birth Weight Causes

Low Birth Weight Causes It is not unusual for the average baby to weigh around eight pounds when born. But there is a percentage of little ones, about 8%, who will weigh less than that. A low birth weight baby will weigh less than 5 pounds 8 ounces. (1) So let’s talk about causes of…