April 2021 – Industry News

CURRENT PREEMIE-RELATED RESEARCH AND NEWS Severe COVID-19 infection linked to increased risk of stillbirth, preterm birth – http://preemie.us/CovidandPregnancy Common Household Chemicals Tied to Preemie Births – https://preemie.us/ChemicalsandPretermBirth Progesterone imbalance causes preterm birth, prolonged labour – http://preemie.us/ProgesteroneImbalance Why Black Women Are Rejecting Hospitals in Search of Better Births – http://preemie.us/BlackMothersSearchforBetterBirth

April 2021 – What’s New

Preemie Crystal Ball – Powering Preemie Research • PCB needs YOUR feedback on your feelings around research. – https://preemie.us/PCBSurvey • Check out this amazing freebie to download, print out and/or e-mail to colleagues, families, etc. – https://crystalballhealth.com/freebies/ • Share Your Preemie Story! – https://crystalballhealth.com/your-story/

April 2021 – Editor’s Note

April is Autism Awareness Month. Let’s talk statistics. According to Spectrum: “About 7 percent of children born preterm are autistic, compared with 1 to 2 percent of children in the general population.” Prematurity can cause problems for babies throughout their lives such as long-term intellectual and developmental disabilities and problems with their lungs, brain, eyes and other organs. Crystal Ball … Read More