Preemies Benefit From Probiotics: Prevent Necrotising Enterocolitis

Researchers have investigated the benefits of lactobacillus and other probiotics for preemies.  Image by Bob Blaylock

The digestive tracts of preemies, or premature infants, aren’t mature, and they can develop NEC as a result. Research has found that probiotics can help.

Prenatal Corticosteriods to Delay Labor: Safe For Babies?

Premature babies are often faced with short and/or long term health problems. Image by ceejayoz

Doctors may prescribe prenatal corticosteroids to delay preterm labor; new research shows that multiple doses don’t pose additional harm to the baby.