Extremely premature babies at higher risk for behavior problems later

09/3/2008 | Yahoo!

Babies born very early are at high risk for later behavioral problems as well as the attention and social problems previously found, according to a new British study published in the September issue of Pediatrics. Teachers reported 19.4% of six-year-olds born at 25 weeks or earlier had behavioral issues compared to just 3.4% born of full-term children.

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