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Low Birthweight Birth Injuries

Low Birthweight Birth Injuries

Whether born early or full term, underweight infants can face a number of challenges that range from developmental issues to fighting for survival. Underweight babies may sustain problems with their brains, lungs, hearts, and other organs, including bones. While some sustained injuries related to being underweight may resolve or partially resolve over time, others can have long-lasting detrimental effects that affect an infant’s long-term quality of life. According to the March of Dimes and other respected entities, being born with a low birthweight may predispose individuals to heart, pancreas, and kidney issues, among other things, later in life. Proper medical...

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