Preterm children face developmental problems in preschool

09/25/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

Three out of 5 children born earlier than 34 weeks gestation will have at least one clinically significant development problem during their preschool years, New Zealand researchers said. The study found these children were three times more likely than those born at term to have multiple developmental issues, including cerebral palsy, cognitive and language delays, and emotional and behavioral adjustment problems.

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