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If your baby is born early  
Abstract:  This handout answers common questions parents have when the mother is in the hospital with preterm labor, or their baby is born early. Included are reasons to continue the pregnancy to full term when possible, where preterm babies are cared for, what kinds of problems are common, how long a preterm baby might be in the hospital, and where the parents can stay during that time.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2010, January 1, 2010
UWMC Availability:  Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC); Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
General Topics:  Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Infant Care; Hospital Stay
Specific Subject(s):  Preterm Births; Infants; Infant Nutrition
Language(s):  English; Spanish
Audience:  Women; Partner; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #3676

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