RSV is the leading cause of pneumonia and bronchiolitis in babies and is the most frequent cause of lower respiratory tract infections in children. To help protect your baby, here are some simple steps that parents and caregivers can take.
Review Date: September 26, 2011
Yes, babies who are born prematurely (before the due date) may need special care during their first 2 years, especially if they were very small at birth (less than 3 pounds). Here's some advice on how to care for your baby when he or she comes home from the hospital.
Review Date: August 16, 2012
American Academy of Family Physicians
Low-birthweight babies are at increased risk for serious health problems. Learn what you can do to reduce your risk of having a low-birthweight baby.
Review Date: October 14, 2014
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation