Pediatrics professor Maureen Hack says preemie babies grow into healthy teens

Most ‘extreme preemies’ grow into happy, healthy teens

HealthDay News: As teenagers, individuals who were born prematurely rate their health about the same as children born at normal weights. “There is this whole question of whether we should be keeping these very premature babies alive,” said Maureen Hack, professor of pediatrics. “It is important to consider how they feel about themselves, not just how other people feel about them.”