Plastic bags can protect preemies from hypothermia

Premature babies who were placed in a plastic bag were 26% less likely to develop hypothermia within an hour after birth than those who got standard thermoregulation, a study from Zambia found. Although researchers were concerned that the plastic wraps could cause an allergic reaction, no incidents were reported. The findings appear in the journal Pediatrics.

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