Premature Baby Birth Babies plus sad Baby Loss

Premature Birth Premature Babies Baby Loss Professional Blog for Baby News

RSS 2.0

Tiny newborns the premature baby

Today is prematurity awareness day.Tiny babies born under 37 weeks gestation are known as a premature baby or preemie baby. The Premature baby has different needs to a newborn due to the immaturity of the babies inner organs that would have matured fully if baby had stayed inside mums womb for a full 40 week pregnancy.

Cheeky Chums recent tweets have focused a lot of the News headline repercusssions of staffing cuts made to midwives in the NHS. Pregnant mums and mums giving birth would be affected with these cuts .

What about the role of a neonatal nurse. The ones that take care of premature babies in the NICU and SCBU units.Bliss the premature baby charity brought out this SOS report based on a survey of England’s neonatal units and found unnecessary cuts to these nurses are putting the lives of Britains sickest premature babies at risk. 

  • A third of neonatal units cutting their workforce  in an already over-stretched environment..

Leave a Reply

Your e-mail address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.