What kinds of short- and long-term health issues do premature babies face? How can they be treated? Expert:Carmina Erdei, MD, Neonatologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital To understand the health issues for premature babies, we must first understand how doctors identify a premature baby. Babies born before 37 weeks are considered premature or preterm. Many women who give … [Read more...] about What are short and long-term health issues for premature babies?