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Late Pre-Term Birth

Late Pre-Term Birth

The preterm birth (infants between 34 weeks and 0 days and 36 weeks and 6 days gestation) rate is increasing in Canada. These infants may experience higher rates of temperature instability; respiratory distress; feeding problems; hypoglycaemia; jaundice and sepsis. The clinical resources published in this section are intended to assist in the management of this patient population.

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Resources

Recommendations for Risk Reduction for Late Pre-Term Births

Recommendations for Risk Reduction for Late Pre-Term Births (April 3rd, 2012).

Clinical Guidelines for Late Pre-term Births – Overview

Clinical Guidelines for Late Pre-term Births – Overview (April 3rd, 2012).

Clinical Guidelines for the Late Pre-Term Infant

Recommended Clinical Guidelines for the Late Pre-Term Infant (April 3rd, 2012).