Feature Interview (11:15) – Neonatologist Dr. Aaron Dewees talks about preemies and infant mortality, including some of the contributing factors that cause higher rates of infant deaths and what we can all do to help more babies live.
Also in this episode:
Background Info (00:45) – Infant Mortality Statistics from Around the World
Medical Trivia (Answer at 44:47) – After spending 5 months in a NICU in San Diego, the world’s smallest baby survived to go home for the first time. Baby Saybie was born 17 weeks early. At birth, did she weigh more or less than the following items: 1) a can of soda/pop 2) average cucumber 3) short cup of coffee 4) pint of blood 6) five Krispy Kreme donuts
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