Artificial womb raises hope for premature babies
An artificial womb has been successfully used to incubate healthy baby lambs for a period of one week, and researchers hope the technology will one day be able to do the same for extremely premature babies.
Giving premature babies caffeine improves lung function in later life
Premature babies who are given caffeine perform significantly better in tests that measure their ability to breathe out at 11 years old, a study found.
‘Artificial womb’ improves premature babies’ survival
Neonatal care practices have improved overall survival of premature infants and have pushed the limits of viability to 22 to 23 weeks of gestation.