(Abstracted from Early Hum Dev 2016;103:85–90)
One third of children are born preterm. Studies have found increases in medical complications and cognitive delay among children born even a few weeks before their due date.
Department of Psychology, Grand Valley State University, Allendale (G.D., J.C.); Family Futures, Grand Rapids (C.C.); and Department of Pediatrics & Human Development, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids (B.H.), MI
Topics: preterm, gestational age, early term, cognitive impairment.