from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A prematurely born infant.
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- n. A baby that has been born prematurely.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestation
We haven't done anything permanent, but the fear of another preemie is also keeping us cautious.
Because a special preemie is in my heart, I was instantly committed to helping promote the event.
Really, they just want to be sure your little preemie is strong enough to survive that car ride home.
KELLY: Simone was a micro-preemie is the term you used.
In addition, my son was a near-term preemie (34 weeks gestation) and the first thing they had me do in the NICU following his birth was to put him on my chest, skin-to-skin, for "kangaroo care."
Giving birth to a preemie is the biggest risk factor for a repeat performance.
Born a 3-pound "preemie," Lindsay has learned to cope with impaired motor skills.
If a preemie has touched your life, please join the Fight for Preemies event.
And check back next Tuesday when I interview the preemie who has captured my heart …
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