Every year 20 million premature babies are born globally and 450 of them die every single hour. Now, the picture is particularly bleak in developing countries where access to modern medicine is for the privileged few.
One of the biggest problems premature babies face is hypothermia. They are not able to regulate their own body temperature and therefore cannot stay warm. Four million babies die within the first month itself. Those that do survive often develop life long health problems like the early onset of diabetes, heart disease and even low IQ. Read more
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