Statistics show that 1 in 10 New Zealand babies arrive in the world too soon. The outlook for premature babies has improved dramatically in recent years, but despite medical advances, figures are on the increase. Learn about pre-natal complications, neonatal intensive care, early challenges and learning and development issues.
Reflux is simply defined as the backward flow of stomach contents into the esophagus (the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach). The prevalence of reflux peaks between 1 to 4 months of age, and usually resolves by 6 to 12 months. Find out more about silent reflux, laryngopharyngeal reflux, secondary reflux and the benefits of breastfeeding.