HealthConnections: Advances in Caring for Fragile Premature Infants
Each year about 1 in 10 infants in the United States is born prematurely. Prematurity is defined as being born before 37 weeks of gestation. Due to major advances, babies born very prematurely are more likely to survive than even a few decades ago.
Dr. Carole Myers of the University of Tennessee College of Nursing speaks with Dr. Kathy Newnam, Associate Professor in the University of Tennessee College of Nursing and a neonatal nurse practitioner at University of Tennessee Medical Center.