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OBJECTIVES To assess the rate of impairment and disability among babies born very preterm and to investigate the association between such impairment and gestational age at birth. DESIGN Cohort study of a geographically defined population of babies. SETTING Oxford Regional Health Authority. SUBJECTS All babies born alive before 29 weeks of gestation to… (More)
overty is on the nation's radar screen again—and there is a consensus building across the political spectrum that we need policies that (1) encourage work and make it pay, (2) support working families, and (3) invest in educating poor children. We have good research that shows how important employment is, and how much parents need support when they work.… (More)
We describe the managment of 2 sets of pre-term quadruplets born to 2 women pregnant concurrently following the induction of ovulation with gonadotrophin. Careful antenatal planning was necessary to provide for each of the 8 pre-term infants a standard of neonatal medical and nursing care comparable to that normally available for singleton pre-term infants.