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Pictures of Premature Babies


Updated October 22, 2013

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Preemies Born at 30 Weeks
premature baby photo 30 weeks

Sebastian, Born at 30 Weeks

Image courtesy Mindy Roth
The care of premature babies has changed remarkably over the last half century, including the discovery that giving a pregnant mom steroids could help her premature baby's lungs to develop faster. Although he was born more than 10 years ago, Sebastian, pictured above, received steroids before birth and was breathing on his own within just a few hours.

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