Newborn, term, preterm, posterm...what does it all mean?
A baby born "full term" is one that is born between 37 weeks and 42 weeks gestation. A "preterm" baby is a baby born before 37 weeks gestation; while a "postterm" baby is a baby born after 42 weeks gestation.
Learn more about prematurity below:
Be sure to like, comment and share Babies 411 content with your friends to help keep babies healthy and safe.
Author : Diba Tillery RN, BSN, IBCLC, CPST
Using the Bulb Syringe (a.k.a Nasal Aspirator)
A bulb syringe, also known as a nasal aspirator, is a tool used to suction mucous from
One of the most important things to do with your baby when he/she is awake and alert is
Newborn Screen (PKU)
A newborn metabolic screen (also known as PKU or newborn screen) is a blood t
Bottle Feeding Your Baby
Although breast milk is considered the gold standard for infant nutrition, not eve