Latest Premature births News

The tiniest babies: Shifting the boundary of life earlier

May. 19, 2022 13:52 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Michelle Butler was just over halfway through her pregnancy when her water broke and contractions wracked her body. She couldn’t escape a terrifying truth: Her twins were coming much too soon. Dr. Brian Sims entered the delivery room and gently explained...

Police: Premature newborn left on hood of car in Connecticut

Mar. 25, 2022 07:54 AM EDT

MANSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A premature newborn baby was abandoned on the hood of a parked car in Connecticut, police said. A woman called 911 on Wednesday to report that an unknown man had placed a baby on the hood of her parked car in Mansfield. The man then got in a dark-colored car...