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Prematurely Born Babies

A premature birth means a baby is born too early. The birth takes place before the 37th week of pregnancy. A typical pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks. - The Mayo Clinic

Deep Dive into Prematurely Born Babies


About Prematurely Born Babies

Premature babies often have serious health problems, especially when they're born very early. These problems often vary. But the earlier a baby is born, the higher the risk of health challenges. Visit the Mayo Clinic for more information.

Maryland Treatment Cent

Sick newborns or very premature infants and babies that require close observation are admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). GBMC is home to 22 beds across the NICU & Special Care Nursery (SCN) and provides Level III tertiary newborn services. The NICU team provides complex and compassionate medical and general pediatric surgical care for newborns of all birth weights and gestational ages from birth to discharge. Visit the GBMC webpage for more information.

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