The PREEMIE PETITION was launched by PreemieWorld in May, 2014 to fight restrictions on the RSV drug called Synagis (palivizumab). Join parents and professionals in speaking to this important issue by reading and signing the petition here. And please PASS IT ON!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BURKE, VA. September 7, 2012. Out of concern for the long-term health of premature babies, PreemieWorld, LLC has created a petition to ask the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to revise its current Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) guidelines so that all infants born prior to 37 weeks gestation automatically qualify for a full season of Synagis for … Read More
Sadly I have heard of too many parents with preemies that were denied the Synagis shot and despite their best efforts at hand-washing, isolation and more, they still wound up in the hospital with RSV. As a parent that suffered through a winter with RSV isolation and more but was lucky enough to get the Synagis drug for my daughter, … Read More
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