KidsWorldMD added Educational Forum for New Mothers with high Risk Newborn Infants.

May 01, 2013   Business News
(PRLEAP.COM) KidsWorldMD.com understands that having a normal, healthy baby is every parent's dream. Sometimes, the journey of planning and preparing for pregnancy can be long and disappointing. Many couples are waiting until they are older and more settled in their jobs and professions to start their family. This has been known to decrease the fertility rate and can make getting pregnant difficult.

However, these couples may be better prepared financially to provide the love, stability and resources for the new addition to their family. Unfortunately, many couples may have difficulty conceiving and require medical intervention when they are ready to start their family. Thanks to modern technology, many procedures are successful, but can result in multiple births. This can lead to potential problems both for the mothers and the babies. What are some potential complications? KidWorldMD.com lists approximately 20 potential complications and discusses each in detail at http://kidsworldmd.com/library/ctid/90/cid/P02345 so that expectant parents may become familiar with common terms and conditions related to high risk infants.

Prematurity is one of the most common causes of high risk infancy. There has been a steady increase in the rate of premature infants in the United States. One of the explanations is due to the increase in multiple births from in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other fertility procedures. It is estimated that multiple births are six times more likely to be born premature. Premature infants are babies born before 37 weeks of gestation and weighing less than 2,500 grams or 5.5 lbs. Due to modern technology and highly skilled professional staff, the survival rate of preemies above 800 grams is over 90%. Expectant parents considering fertility procedures need to be educated of the risks of multiple births and potential for complications, including prematurity. KidsWorldMD.com has compiled answers to common questions related to prematurity such as: what causes prematurity? It describes some of the common treatment to help parents become familiar with some of the terms and equipment that the preterm baby may need at http://kidsworldmd.com/library/ctid/90/cid/P02401.

The mother's health plays an important role in the baby's health. Prenatal care can identify potential health risks both for the mother and the baby. There are many health conditions in the mother that can jeopardized the proper growth and development of the baby such as: hypertension, diabetes, cardiac and respiratory diseases along with habitual practices such as consuming drugs and alcohol. Detail health information about diabetes is described at [url=http://kidsworldmd.com/library/ctid/90/cid/P02354]. It explains the difference between gestational and pregestational diabetes, as well as some of the potential problems babies of diabetic mothers may encounter. Mothers that are empowered with health information will understand the procedures, equipment and medications better than mothers that are not educated on these topics. This preparation may reduce the stress level and enable the new parent to process and participate in the baby's care.

KidsWorldMD.com recognizes that knowledge is powerful. Expectant parents deserve accurate, current health information to better prepare them for their new roles in caring for their new infants. These new parents are faced with many stressors and their anxiety level is high. They want to take the best care of their babies, and sometimes need a little help understanding the needs of their high risk babies. KidsWorldMD.com is a source of health information on many topics including caring for the high risk infant.
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