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# Premature

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# Premature
Kyrgios slams 'selfish' ATP for pressing ahead with US Open plans
The tournament at Flushing Meadows is set to go ahead as planned at the end of August.
# Paid leave
Mothers of premature babies to be given extended paid maternity leave
The additional period will be the number of weeks from the premature baby’s date of birth up to two weeks before the expected date of birth.
# premature baby
'My son had a 10% chance of survival and I only had 8 weeks paid leave when I got him home'
Calls for extended maternity leave and benefit for mothers of premature babies.
# Premature
Dáil to debate extending maternity leave for the 4,500 Irish mothers who start it in hospital every year
One mother said the current system is unfair but it isn’t something you think about until you find yourself in that situation.
# Research
Study shows marijuana users twice as likely to give birth prematurely
For women who continue to smoke throughout their pregnancy – they are five times more likely to have a preterm birth.
# long journey home
Baby Zoe Ireland Drake has made it home to the US after successful crowdfunding campaign
Zoe Ireland was born in Dublin after her US bound flight was diverted here when her mother’s waters broke prematurely
# wombmates
People are sharing these lovely photos of premature twins who won't stop holding hands
Best friends <3
# zoe ireland
Baby born prematurely in Ireland is going home thanks to an anonymous donor
Her parents Gavin and Jenny had launched an online Gofundme campaign to pay for a medical flight to transport Zoe back to her home in Tennessee.
# Concussion
Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin
The 31-year-old played 115 times for his province over eight years.
# Neonatal
Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support
Some 4,500 babies are born prematurely in Ireland each year.
# Oops
9 people who got the date of Mother's Day so so wrong
CHILL. It’s not until Sunday.
# Feelings
Dad captures the first year of his premature baby's life in heartwarming video
Baby Ward was born three and a half months premature.
# friends of the coombe
'We had poems ready for his funeral': Charity calendar celebrates survivor babies
Friends of the Coombe are releasing their calendar for 2014, featuring toddlers who combined spent more than three years in the hospital. Read one of the stories behind it here.
# Birth
Younger mothers at higher risk of premature birth
A study of Irish women over a 12-year period also showed that older mothers are more likely to have a caesarean section.
# Gaffe
Premier League website prematurely announces Jose Mourinho as new Chelsea boss
The date for the erroneous story read Monday June 3.
# Oops
7 premature celebrity autobiographies
Write a memoir at the ripe old age of 16? Sure why not.
# Controversy
Donegal county board hit back in row over All-Ireland homecoming
The Ulster county have described talk of a homecoming after the September 23rd final as ‘premature’ and ‘unhelpful’.
# Babies
Definition of 'premature' should be reconsidered - report
Researchers have found that full-term infants who spend longer in the womb do better at school later in life.
# Premature
Premature birth rates have fallen in just three countries over past 20 years - report
More than one in ten births in 2010 was premature.
# US Courts
Woman facing life in prison for cutting infant from womb
Jamie Stice, 21, was attacked while pregnant and left to die after her unborn child was taken.
# pseudomonas
Parents call for public inquiry into Pseudomonas deaths
The parents of Caolan Burke, who died in December in a Co Derry hospital, have called for an inquiry into his death. Pictured is the Belfast hospital where three babies have died from the Pseudomonas bacterium.
# Health
Deadly bacteria found on hospital taps, seventh case confirmed
The Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital has confirmed that the bacteria that killed three babies has been traced back to several taps in the neonatal unit .
# Belfast
Third baby dies at Belfast hospital after infection outbreak
An investigation has been launched after a third baby died of an infection at the Royal Maternity Hospital in Belfast.
# Premature
Bolt turns attention to 200m after DQ
“I have to move on now as there is no point to dwell on the past. I have a few days to refocus and get ready for the 200m on Friday.”