preterm and premature mean the same. The normal period for a baby to develop in the womb is 40 weeks. the average bith weight of a full term is about 3.3kg.Your baby having been born at 36 weeks is called preterm or premature. There are usually no problems when babies are born at or around 36 weeks from a health and development point of view.
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