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15 August 2011

Higher mortality for infants

Late pre-term infants have higher risks for death in the first month or first year of life, and for cerebral palsy, according to a systematic review.

Late pre-term infants have higher risks for death in the first month or first year of life, and for cerebral palsy, according to a systematic review.

Dr Teune and colleagues reviewed 22 studies involving more than 29 million newborns: 2,368,471 late pre-term and 27,007,204 full-term.

 
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