What are the long-term complications of premature birth?
Generally, the risk of complications is higher the earlier a baby is born. The long-term complications of premature birth can include brain-related conditions including cerebral palsy, reduced cognitive function and behavioral and psychological difficulties. There can also be long-term vision, hearing and dental problems.
Author: Bow Tauro
First answered: 24 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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