As a new mother, you will experience a lot of things for the first time while caring for your young one, and it can be quite challenging to understand what the baby needs. Since crying is the first thing they do to express almost everything, it takes a while to understand their subtle clues.
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Thinking and learning difficulties You might not notice any problems until your preterm child goes to school. Obstet Gynecol ; Smaller and more premature babies are at greater risk than late preterm babies. The majority of premature babies have normal social and emotional development , but they can behave differently from full-term babies. Hum Reprod ;
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Distracting your baby when their arch their backs is an effective way to stop them in the act and avoid it from becoming a habit-forming pattern. If your baby does have colic, it does not mean that he will be a difficult toddler. It can be very helpful to talk to other parents coping with similar challenges both to feel less alone and to share ideas and strategies. Arch Dis Child 67 —