When do premature babies catch up

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When do premature babies catch up Will My Baby "Catch Up"? Growth and Prematurity   Many parents of premature infants have concerns about their child's growth - before and after discharge from the NICU.  For some families, these concerns can linger well into childhood and can lead to worries of permanent stunting of growth.  This article describes factors that are associated with small size or poor growth in premature children.  Phases of growth beginning from birth will also be discussed.  Lastly, new studies on catch-up growth are summerized. Prenatal Influences on Growth     There are several factors besides prematurity which may affect size at birth and...