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hi my son was born 4 weeks early weighing only 4.8lb. Is there any extra things i need to know about caring for a premmy. Also what are the chances of this happening with my next preganancy. thanks bec

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, At 36 weeks the baby is border line premature but he will be closely checked by your midiwfe and the doctors for any signs of problems. Once he si allowed home he can be treated as a healthy baby. YOur chances of this occurring again are increased but are not definite. Best wishes, Alex.
Answered: 26 Jul 2011