“This is affecting not only the mothers but the next generation," Dr. Nancy Krieger, lead author on the study, told HuffPost.
Here's how they're saving the lives of more premature babies.
First off, birth weight is largely dependent on gestational age, meaning how much time the child spends in the womb.
“I was in complete shock," the actress wrote in her upcoming memoir.
Each baby weighed three pounds at birth.
Raelin Scurry was on the way to the hospital when she delivered her son.
“It goes against all your natural instincts to leave your new baby behind."
When you give birth prematurely everyone looks for silver linings. I get it — it’s frightening and difficult to know what
Amy Purling wants to help "make this scary time a little bit brighter."
"Today is one of the greatest days of my life," he wrote.
The octopus' arms could remind babies of the umbilical cord and comfort them.