Related Conditions and Treatments
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is a long-term respiratory problem faced by babies born prematurely.
Cerebral Palsy (CP)
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that affect muscle tone, posture, and movement as a result of damage to an infant's brain.
Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity
Chronic lung disease of prematurity is a long-term respiratory problem faced by babies born prematurely.
Hearing loss is a problem with one or both or ears that reduces a child’s ability to detect sound. Learn more from Boston Children’s Hospital.
Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH)
Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is bleeding inside or around the ventricles — spaces in the brain that contain the cerebral spinal fluid.
Nutrition for School-Aged Child
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) affects blood vessels in premature babies’ eyes. Infants with more severe forms of ROP face a serious risk of blindness.
Speech, Language, and Hearing Development Problems
The most common cause of speech delay in children is the persistence of fluid behind the eardrum and the associated hearing loss.
Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (TTN)
Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) is a term for a mild respiratory problem of babies that begins after birth and lasts about three days. TTN is also known as "wet lungs."