Our expert says:
Dear Mummy 2b
Babies can survive as early as 24 weeks. Any baby is at risk for developmental problems and should be checked within 4 months after birth by an early intervention clinic. A premature baby will not have any deformities as a result of the prematurity.
It is not a stupid question. Premature babies can be very ill, but they also do very well in some instances. It is difficult to tell before the time, but rest assured that care became to soficticated and that your baby will be in good hands if born early.
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